Post-doc Opportunities: International Space Science Institute, Switzerland

Posted on Apr 21, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Post-doc Opportunities: International Space Science Institute, Switzerland
Two post-doc opportunities are being offered by the International Space Science Institute, Switzerland; one in space sciences and one in Earth sciences. Applications for the post-doctoral position in Space Sciences relating to space physics, or to solar system sciences, or to astronomy are particularly welcome. Applications for the post-doctoral position in Earth Sciences relating to remote sensing of the Earth system including climate are particularly welcome.


The successful candidate is expected to pursue his/her independent research program, and will participate in the Institute’s research and meetings program, and will work in close contact with the scientific staff of the Institute. He or she may also lead or participate as a member in projects conducted by international teams at ISSI. Thus he or she will be exposed to, and interact with, a numerous and varied community of scientists from throughout the world. Nationals from ESA Member States shall have priority. Salary and conditions of employment will be similar to those provided by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Further information may be obtained from the ISSI home page ( and from Professor Rudolf von Steiger, phone: (+41)316314896, email:

The submission should include a letter of application including a brief outline of foreseen research, the curriculum vitae, the list of publications and the names, addresses and means of contact of three references, not exceeding 7 pages in total. They shall be addressed to ISSI, attn. Professor R. von Steiger, Hallerstrasse 6, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland; email: Submissions by email are preferred provided all the documents are in the form of a single PDF file. All applications must be received by ISSI no later than July 31st, 2016.

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