Two senior positions in extragalactic distance scale

Job Summary

Tenure and Tenure-track Faculty Positions
Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center, Polish Academy of Sciences
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement
In-Person Location(s)


Job Description

Applications are invited for 2 senior positions at the Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center of the Polish Academy of Sciences (CAMK PAN), in Warsaw, Poland, in the field of extragalactic distance scale.

Successful applicants will work with the Araucaria Group led by Prof. Grzegorz Pietrzyński ( The positions 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.

We are seeking for independent researchers motivated to work with the Araucaria team on ongoing data-driven projects and to implement new programs related to cosmic distances. Our observing projects are based on ground based and cosmic data, so expertise in reduction and analysis of photometric and spectroscopic data from ground and space (HST, JWST) is required. Experience in instrumental astronomy would be an additional asset.

Excellent salary and working conditions are offered.

To apply, please visit and follow the instructions on the official announcement page.


Application documents should be submitted by e-mail with a subject “UniverScale Senior position ” to [email protected]  by 15th June 2024, 23:59 CET as the latest.

Compensation and Benefits


Application Details

Publication Start Date
2024 May 22
Application Deadline
2024 Jun 15
Reference Code
UniverScale Senior position