Six tenure track positions of Researcher in Astrophysics and Cosmology at CEFCA

The “Centro de Estudios de Física del Cosmos de Aragón” (CEFCA) invites applications for six tenure track positions of Researcher in Astrophysics and Cosmology. The positions are initially for five years, that will turn into a permanent Researcher Staff position after a positive evaluation before the end of the contract.

Successful candidates will join the Research Division at CEFCA to have a leading role in the scientific exploitation of the present and future OAJ surveys, like e.g. J-PAS and J-PLUS. The six positions aim to cover a wide range of fields in Astrophysical topics, like moving objects of the Solar System, atmospheric parameters and variability of Milky Way stars, star formation and stellar populations of spatially resolved and distant galaxies, Supernovae detection and characterization, clusters of galaxies, the environment of galaxies, supermassive black holes, etc.

The call will be permanently open until the six offered positions are awarded. The first deadline for submitting applications is Oct 15th at 23:59:59h CEST. More information can be found at the call webpage:

Spanish excellence program for recruitment of senior researchers (Ramón y Cajal, Juan de la Cierva) – call now open!

The Spanish ministry offers an recruitment program with both senior postdoctoral positions (Juan de la Cierva) and tenure-track positions (Ramón y Cajal). Those programs are highly competitive, and offer attractive formulas to get established as a researcher. They are mostly based on the excellence of the candidate’s curriculum, research project and host group. The annual call is now open until the 21st January.

The research groups at CAPA continuously seek excellent candidates interested in joining them to support candidacies to these programs. Please contact us if you are interested.