2024 Trottier Postdoctoral Fellowship in Exoplanetary Science (iREx)

Trottier Institute for Research on Exoplanets, Universite de Montreal

The Trottier Institute for Research on Exoplanets (iREx) invites applications for the Trottier Postdoctoral Fellowship in astrophysics applied to the study of exoplanets, which enables forefront independent research related to exoplanets.

A PhD in physics, astronomy or related discipline is required at the time when the position starts. Preference will be given to applicants within 3 years of obtaining their Ph.D. Applicants with career interruptions due to parental, medical or family leaves, or other causes are invited to mention it in their cover letter if so desired. All areas of exoplanet research will be considered.

The position start date is between May and September 2024, and is for two years, renewable for a third year subject to performance and availability of funds.

Applicants should submit a cover letter (optional, max 1 page), a CV, a list of publications, and a statement of research interests (max 2 pages). They should arrange to have three letters of reference sent to [email protected]  by December 4th, 2023 for full consideration.

The iREx consists of a growing team of 60 people working within research institutions in Quebec (Canada) on a variety of observational, theoretical and instrumental projects related to the study of exoplanets. Our team is actively involved in large international projects, notably the JWST and the SPIRou and NIRPS spectrographs, and have privileged access to these instruments. The iREx advocates for diversity, inclusion and employment equity. We strongly encourage applications from women, visible and ethnic minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

More information on the position can be found on our website : https://bit.ly/iRExTrottierPostdoc

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