One research assistant position in the field of extragalactic distance scale

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Pre-doctoral / Graduate Positions
Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center, Polish Academy of Sciences
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Job Description

Applications are invited for 1 research assistant position (equivalent to a PhD student position) at the Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center of the Polish Academy of Sciences (CAMK PAN), in Warsaw, Poland, in the field of extragalactic distance scale.

The successful applicant will work as a member of the Araucaria Group ( planning and executing observations. He/she will work with prof. Grzegorz Pietrzynski and dr Marek Górski on the precision calibration of the tip of the red giant branch (TRGB) and J-region  asymptotic giant branch (JAGB) methods. The successful applicant is also expected to develop software necessary to achieve the project goals as well as to regularly present and publish the results of her/his work. The position will be funded from the European Research Council Synergy grant UniverScale. The main goal of the project is to improve the calibration of the extragalactic distance scale.

Excellent salary and working conditions are offered.

Application documents should be submitted by e-mail with a subject “UniverScale Research assistant position” to [email protected]  by May 31st, 2024, 23:59 CET as the latest.

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Publication Start Date
2024 May 15
Application Deadline
2024 May 31