Postdoctoral position on Galactic Archaeology

Job Summary

Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center, Polish Academy of Sciences
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement
In-Person Location(s)


Job Description

Applications are invited for one postdoctoral position at the Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center (NCAC), in Warsaw, Poland, to work on Galactic archaeology with focus on chemical tagging.

The successful applicant will join a team led by Dr Rodolfo Smiljanic working on the project “Playing CHESS with stars" ( funded by the Polish National Science Center (Sonata Bis 9, nr 2019/34/E/ST9/00133). The overall project aims at developing a new and innovative system for the large scale analysis of stellar spectroscopic data. The "CHEmical Survey analysis System" (CHESS) will combine machine learning ideas with the traditional radiative transfer modelling of stellar spectra.

Information about the requirements, selection criteria and additional comments can be found at the Official Announcement page.


Compensation and Benefits

Included Benefits

A travel budget is available.

Application Details

Application Instructions
The application should be sent by e-mail (as pdf files), with the subject "Postdoctoral position on Galactic Archaeology", to: [email protected] by May 31st, 2024, 23:59 CET.
Review of the applications shall commence immediately after that and short-listed candidates may be invited for interviews.

Candidates should submit the following documents:
(1) a copy of their PhD diploma or a binding statement of its date of completion,
(2) a CV including the list of publications,
(3) a short statement of research achievements and interests (maximum 3 pages);
(4) a scan of the signed GDPR form (NCN GDPR document available at:
In addition, at least two letters of recommendation should be arranged and sent directly by their authors to the same e-mail address above.

Questions about the position can be sent to: [email protected]
Publication Start Date
2024 Apr 30
Application Deadline
2024 May 31


dr Rodolfo Smiljanic