Postdoc postition in Extragalactic Astronomy at Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile

Datum objave: 1. 3. 2024
Obvestilo študentom astronomije

Dear all,

I would like to bring to your attention a postdoctoral position in Extragalactic Astronomy at the Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile. Please forward this to any potentially interested candidates.

Please note that the deadline for applications has been extended until 11th of March 2024 but later applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Application Form here:

Best wishes,


Postdoctoral Position in Extragalactic Astrophysics The Institute for Physics and Astronomy of the Universidad de Valparaíso (IFA-UV, Chile; invites applications for a postdoctoral position to work with Prof. Edo Ibar (IFA-UV) on exploiting ALMA and MUSE observations for tackling the star formation and the ISM content in large samples of line emitting galaxies recently detected by the JWST Line Emitting Survey (JELS: PI. Philip Best) in ~60 arcmin^2 of the COSMOS-PRIMER field.

The project will be carried out together with the members of the JELS collaboration while also supporting PhD and MSc students from the IFA-UV. We seek highly qualified and motivated researchers with background in the formation and evolution of galaxies, particularly with skills in mm/submm interferometry, multi-wavelength analyses, stacking and/or dynamical modelling.

The postdoctoral position will be funded for two years, with potential extension subject to the availability of external grants (e.g. from ANID The selected candidate will qualify as member of the Chilean community with privileged access to 10% of the time on all observatories in Chile, including ALMA, APEX, ESO Paranal/La Silla, Gemini-South, LCO and possible membership to LSST or CCAT surveys.

IFA-UV is located in Valparaíso, a city declared a world heritage site by UNESCO. The successful candidates will join the vibrant atmosphere of the IFA-UV, which is nowadays composed of 20 faculty, 6 postdocs, 30 postgraduate and over 150 undergraduate students. If desired, opportunities for teaching to postgraduate students (in english or spanish) are possible.

Applicants should fill the application form by sending a cover letter, a CV, a research statement (max. 3 pages), and 3 names/emails to solicit reference letters from. Late applications will be considered until the position is filled. Anticipated starting date between April-August 2024.

Full details here: