Post-Doc : Exploring Exoplanets Characterization In The Near And Mid-Infrared With Gravity+ And...

Universities and Institutes of France

France

July 31, 2022

Description

  • Organisation/Company: OCA
  • Research Field: Astronomy › Astrophysics
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 31/07/2022 08:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: France › Nice
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/06/2022
  • The next generation instrument of the VLTI, GRAVITY+, is coming to life as a deep upgrade of the VLTI and its instrumentation. Given the tremendous successes of GRAVITY on the Galactic Center, Active Galactic Nuclei and exoplanet research, the upgraded GRAVITY+ promises to enable a whole new set of discoveries on these fields. On exoplanets, the addition of a high- performance adaptive optics to the VLTI will bring exo-atmospheres characterization to the dozen, and may open up a new window in the mid- infrared, providing additional in-depth constraints to the formation and evolution of exoplanetary systems. The post-doc position will contribute to both the advent of GPAO, the GRAVITY+ extreme adaptive optics system, and the science programs ExoVLTI that continues and extends to new windows the ongoing GRAVITY exopanetary science program.

    Offer Requirements
  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
  • Astronomy: PhD or equivalent

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
  • ENGLISH: Good

    Skills/Qualifications

    PhD in astronomy and astrophysics.

    Skills in instrumentation and/or adaptive optics ill be highly appreciated.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: OCA
  • Department: Laboratoire Lagrange
  • Organisation Type: Public Research Institution
  • Website: https: // lagrange.oca.eu
  • E-Mail: florentin.millour@oca.eu
  • Country: France
  • City: Nice
  • Postal Code: 06100
  • Street: 28 avenue de Valrose
  • Phone: 0489150359
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