Research Fellowships in Astronomy at AstroFIt, 2012 in Italy

The programme is four-year long and it offers the chance to gain experience at INAF structures in the following sectors: galaxies and cosmology; stars, stellar population and interstellar medium; sun and solar system; relativistic and particle astrophysics and advanced technology and instruments. AstroFIt aims at recruiting talented and experienced researchers that have carried out research in other countries. Incoming and Re-integration mobility are supported. AstroFIt will also implement a career development plan where training is provided also for non-scientific and complementary skills.

Applicants must have not resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Italy for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the call deadline. Applicants must be Italian nationals who have carried out research in a Third Country for at least 3 years in the last 4 years prior to the call deadline. To be eligible, applicants must have at least 4 years of research experience or be holders of a doctorate. Each candidate have to propose a research project within a scientific area (one or more in case of interdisciplinary projects) which INAF research activities are related to: – Galaxies and Cosmology – Stars, Stellar Population and Interstellar medium – Sun and Solar System – Relativistic and Particle Astrophysics – Advanced Technology and Instruments

Scholarship Deadline: 1 February 2012

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