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Human Resources

Human Resources is responsible for the administration of all personnel matters concerning ESO International and Local Staff Members, Fellows, Students, Associates, and temporary manpower. Main tasks are the administration of salaries, health insurance and pension fund matters, recruitment, job classification, co-ordination of performance and advancement reviews, assistance to newcomers, planning and co-ordination of training activities as well as the participation in the work of the committees and working groups.

Human Resources Garching work closely with Human Resources Santiago where all matters for Staff in Chile are handled.

For more information please consult the "ESO People Policy".

For questions related to personnel matters and employment conditions at ESO please contact Human Resources. We will be happy to provide support and advice.


IMPRS Studentship Programme

ESO is one of the partners in the IMPRS (International Max-Planck Research School) on Astrophysics and offers in Garching two full (3 years) PhD positions every year. The yearly deadline for applications is on 1 November.

The IMPRS Web page can be found at: www.imprs-astro.mpg.de