05/03/2019
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Post-Doctoral Fellowship on "Particle-in-cell simulations of cosmic shocks"

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Bologna
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    AstronomyAstrophysics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    29/03/2019 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Italy › Bologna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/09/2019
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / ERC
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    714196

This project will focus on the investigation of how shock waves form in the very rarefed medium of the outer regions of galaxy clusters and in cosmic flaments, producing new particle-in-cell (and/or “hybrid”) simulations of such environments.

This Post Doctoral Fellowship project is funded by the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant no.714196 MAGCOW-The Magnetised Cosmic Web, active from 2017 to 2022.

For more details please see the original and complete call for application document in PDF, here

https://www.aricweb.unibo.it/AssegniRicerca_Segretari/_bandi/2008/Bando4...

Benefits

For more details please see the original and complete call for application document in PDF, here

https://www.aricweb.unibo.it/AssegniRicerca_Segretari/_bandi/2008/Bando4...

Eligibility criteria

The selection is not open to any persons who are related by blood or by marriage up to the fourth degree, to a professor working in the department or structure for which the call is issued, or to the Rector, Director General or a member of the Board of Governors of the University.

The selection is also not open to anyone who has held research fellowship contracts with any institution, pursuant to Italian Law no. 240/2010, for a period which, summed to the foreseen duration of this contract, exceeds a total of 6 years, excluding any period in which the contract coincided with a PhD without scholarship, for the maximum limit of the legal duration of the PhD programme.

Furthermore the selection is not open to anyone who has had research fellowship or fixed-term researcher contracts at the University of Bologna or any other state-funded, private-funded or distance-learning Italian university pursuant to articles 22 and 24 of Italian Law 240/2010, or with any other body listed in paragraph 1 of Art. 22 of Italian Law 240/2010 for a period which, summed to the foreseen duration of this contract, exceeds a total of 12 years, even if not consecutive. For the purposes of the duration of the above-described periods, in compliance with the laws in force any periods of maternity or sick leave shall not be calculated.

 

For more details please see the original and complete call for application document in PDF, here

https://www.aricweb.unibo.it/AssegniRicerca_Segretari/_bandi/2008/Bando4...

Selection process

 

Applications may only be submitted online by accessing the website: https://concorsi.unibo.it., after completing the registration process, following the web procedure instructions. The last day available to submit the application is Friday, March 29, 2019 at 23:59;; applications submitted after this time will not be considered. The date shown on the receipt sent electronically to the candidate is deemed to be the date of the application submission.

For more details please see the original and complete call for application document in PDF, here

https://www.aricweb.unibo.it/AssegniRicerca_Segretari/_bandi/2008/Bando4...

Additional comments

The contract has a duration of 24 months and may be renewed and/or extended in the terms laid down in the University Regulation concerning research fellowships, as issued by D.R. no. 416 of 19/04/2011.

The gross amount of the research fellowship contract is € 29.311,50 per annum. The amount is exempt of withholding tax and includes all statutory social security charges the Research Fellow is subject to.

The amount will be paid in deferred monthly payments.

The Research Fellow is provided with accident insurance, against payment of the required contribution which will be withheld from the first monthly instalment.

The winning candidate will be invited to sign a research contract with the Structure within Saturday, August 31, 2019.

The non-acceptance within the deadline notified by the structure shall lead to the forfeiture of the right to sign the contract.

For more details please see the original and complete call for application document in PDF, here

https://www.aricweb.unibo.it/AssegniRicerca_Segretari/_bandi/2008/Bando4...

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

The selection is open to candidates in possession of the following qualification:

  • Master Degree / specialist or old system or equivalent in Physics or Astronomy with appropriate scientific and professional curriculum.
  • Astrophysics or Physics PhD (also to be obtained within a year from the deadline of this call) will be considered an asset.

For more details please see the original and complete call for application document in PDF, here

https://www.aricweb.unibo.it/AssegniRicerca_Segretari/_bandi/2008/Bando4...

Specific Requirements

Documented experience in the production and/or analysis of particle-in-cell or hybrid numerical simulations. Very good knowledge of the English language. Applicants may also (as additional title for the evaluation) provide up to two reference letters, requesting two colleagues working in the topic of interest for this call the direct sending to franco.vazza2@unibo.it (with object “Post-Doc MAGCWOW in PIC Simulations”) within the terms of this call for applications.

Candidates must possess the admission requirements on the deadline for submission of applications laid down in this call.Candidates who do not posses the admission requirements will not be considered.

For more details please see the original and complete call for application document in PDF, here

https://www.aricweb.unibo.it/AssegniRicerca_Segretari/_bandi/2008/Bando4...

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Bologna
Italy
BO
Bologna
40131
Via Gobetti 93/2

EURAXESS offer ID: 385426

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