Postdoctoral Position in the Skoltech Space Center

Skolkovo, Russia
17 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2019
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Space Center at the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech), is inviting applications for one full-time postdoctoral associate.

Skoltech is an international private graduate research institute in Moscow, Russia, established in 2011 in collaboration with MIT.

We seek for an excellent candidate to work with Dr. Tatiana Podladchikova on the homogenization, calibration, data quality characterization and flare detection in solar images from multi-station ground-based observatories. The post-doc position is part of the international “High-resolution Solar Physics Network – SOLARNET” project, coordinated by the Kiepenheuer Institute for Solar Physics (Freiburg, Germany) and funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement number 824135.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in Solar Physics, Space Physics, Physics, Astronomy, or similar fields. Applicants should have experience in observational solar physics as well as advanced skills in image analysis. They should have demonstrated the ability to pursue independent research as well as to work in a team, and show a good record of publication and presentation.

A highly competitive salary is provided, in addition to medical insurance, expatriate benefits and faculty mentoring. The contract is expected to start in early 2019 with a duration of 2 years.

Closing date for receiving applications is 30th April 2019.

Interested candidates should send their CV, publications list, and statement of research interests to Ass.-Prof. Dr. Tatiana Podladchikova at along with the names and contact details of three professional references.