atthe Department of Astronomy. Closing date: 14 Janaury
The Department of Astronomy at Stockholm University has around 80 employees.
The main research areas are Galaxies, Supernovae, Computational astrophysics,
Solar physics, and Planet and star formation. The institute invites
applications of the position of a Postdoctoral Fellow in extragalactic
astronomy. Stockholm University has access to a range of facilities including
ESO, Rubin Observatory, and NOT membership, and the Galaxies group leads
several major research campaigns with the Hubble (HST) and James Webb Space
Telescopes (JWST), and ESO/VLT.
The position will be to work on spectroscopy of a large sample of galaxies in
the early universe, and is coupled to a recently-awarded ‘Large Programme'
with ESO/VLT and/or JWST/NIRISS.
The position involves reduction and analysis of optical spectra obtained from
the FLAMES instrument at VLT or HST slitless spectroscopy.
Postdoctoral positions are appointed primarily for purposes of research.
Applicants are expected to hold a Swedish doctoral degree or an equivalent
degree from another country.
The degree should have been completed no more than three years before the
deadline for applications. An older degree may be acceptable under special
circumstances, which may involve sick leave, parental leave, clinical
attachment, elected positions in trade unions, or similar.
In the appointment process, special attention will be given to research
skills. Expertise with optical multi-object spectrographs will be a strong
Terms of employment
The position involves full-time employment for a maximum of two years, with
the possibility of extension under special circumstances. Start date in summer
2022 or as per agreement.
Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and
with equal opportunities for all.
Further information about the position can be obtained from Matthew Hayes,
telephone: +46 8 5537 8521, email@example.com.
Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46
8 16 34 89, email@example.com, and firstname.lastname@example.org (SEKO).
Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. It is the
responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in
accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is
submitted before the deadline.
Please include the following information with your application
Your contact details and personal data
Your highest degree
Your language skills
Contact details for 2–3 references
and, in addition, please include the following documents
CV – degrees and other completed courses, work experience and a list of
Research proposal (no more than 3 pages) describing:
– why you are interested in the field/project described in the advertisement
– why and how you wish to complete the project
– what makes you suitable for the project in question
Copy of PhD diploma
Letters of recommendation (no more than 3 files)
Publications in support of your application (no more than 3 files).
The instructions for applicants are available at: How to apply for a position.
You are welcome to apply!
Stockholm University contributes to the development of sustainable democratic
society through knowledge, enlightenment and the pursuit of truth.
Closing date: 14/01/2022