ESO Engineering and Technology Research Fellowship 2018

Published: 27 Aug 2017
ESO Engineering & Research Fellowship 2018

The ESO Engineering and Technology Research Fellowship 2018 offers early-career researchers with a PhD degree in an engineering-related discipline, or in physics / astronomy with a strong technology content, the opportunity to take an active part in the very active ESO R&D projects for a minimum of 50% of their time, combined with a good deal of team spirit, curiosity and eagerness to learn.

An outstanding independent research plan with broad relevance to the ESO R&D programme is required. The Engineering postdoctoral fellowships provide an initial contract of one year followed by a two-year extension (three years total). An attractive remuneration package including a competitive salary and allowances (tax-free), comprehensive social benefits, and financial support for relocating families are also offered. Full details of the programme are available here.

The closing date for applications to begin in 2018 is 15 October 2017. Review of the application documents will begin immediately after the closing date. Applications should be made online through the  ESO Recruitment Portal.