Hel.A.S. Newsletter 257 - July 2019

  1. Short News
  2. Invitation for proposal submission for ESA PRODEX program
  3. Job opportunities
  4. Student and Postdoctoral Research Opportunities Abroad
  5. Upcoming Astronomy Meetings in Greece
  6. About this Newsletter
1. Short News

The Society would like to congratulate Maria Petropoulou who was recently appointed Assistant Professor at the Department of Physics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. The Society extends its best wishes to Prof. M. Petropoulou for further successes in her professional pursuits.

2. Invitation for proposal submission for the ESA PRODEX program.

For information on proposal submission for the ESA PRODEX program, please visit the following link, of the ministry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media. The deadline for submission is 31 July 2019.

3. Job opportunities

New openings at the National Observatory of Athens. Deadline: Friday, July 12, 2019, at 15:00. For more information please visit the following link.

Two new openings at the Institute of Astrophysics of the Foundation for Research and Technology in Crete, Deadline: Sunday, July 14, 2019. For more information visit the following link.

2. Student and Postdoctoral Research Opportunities Abroad
The list below may be refreshed or updated with further established lists:
  • ESA Research Fellowships in Space Science. Applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships in Space Science to begin in Autumn 2020. Preference will be given to candidates in an early stage of their career. Candidates who have not yet acquired their PhD are encouraged to apply, but they must provide evidence that they will have received their degree before the fellowship start date. The deadline for applications is 1 October 2019. More information can be found here. Questions on the scientific aspects of the Fellowship can be sent by e-mail to the Fellowship Coordinators, Dr. Oliver Jennrich or Dr. Jan-Uwe Ness at fellowship@cosmos.esa.int  .
  • The XXXI edition of the Canary Islands Winter School in Astrophysics is dedicated to the Computational Fluid Dynamics in astrophysics (La Laguna, Tenerife, 19-20 November 2019), in order to overview CFD simulations in many astrophysical regimes. For more information look here
  • The Institute of Theoretical Physics IFT CSIC/UAM welcomes applications to a postdoctoral position in astroparticle phenomenology (1+1 years). The position starts in fall 2019, the candidate should have the PhD before June 30, 2019. For more info look here
  • The first ever ESO Summer Research Program provides the unique opportunity to students, not yet enrolled into a PhD program, to carry out a 6-week long research project at the ESO Headquarters in Garching (Germany). For more info look here
  • Any Member of the Society who wishes to contribute another credible link with opportunities, or individual opportunities that will, however, be shown in a single-liner format as above, is encouraged to contact the Secretary of the Society.
3. Upcoming Astronomy Meetings in Greece
4. About this Newsletter

This Newsletter was sent to all members of Hel.A.S. who have e-mail access. The next edition of the Newsletter will be mailed around August 1, 2019.  Please send your announcements (e.g., appointments / departures, job openings, research opportunities, awards, conferences in Greece) or comments before July 25, 2019. If you do not wish to receive future issues of this Newsletter or the e-mail address to which it was sent is not your preferred one, please inform the Secretary of Hel.A.S. at secretary@helas.gr.


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