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Postdoctoral position in computational star and planet formation

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Français - Anglais

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General information

Reference : UMR5574-BENCOM-002
Workplace : LYON 07
Date of publication : Monday, September 30, 2019
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 24 months
Expected date of employment : 1 February 2020
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : between 2643 et 3766€ brut monthly salary, depending on experience
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : 1 to 4 years


Applications are invited for a 2-year Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work with Dr. Benoît Commerçon and Dr. Guillaume Laibe at the Centre de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon ( in the AstroENS team based at École Normale Supérieure de Lyon on computational star and planet formation.


This includes any of the following aspects:
- Formation and evolution of protostellar disks
- Evolution of dust grains from the diffuse interstellar medium up to protoplanetary disks
- Modelling of dusty turbulence
- Modelling of multi-fluid flows dynamics.


The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Astrophysics, Physics or Applied mathematics in relation with hydrodynamics with experience computational star or planet formation.

Work Context

Since 2016, the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon appears in the world's Top 5 small universities of the Times Higher Education ranking.
Lyon is a vibrant city with high quality of life (e.g.
The project is funded by the IDEXLyon project (contract n◦ANR-16-IDEX-0005) under University of Lyon auspices.

Additional Information

By November 15th 2019, enthusiastic candidates should submit on the web platform at this address i) a CV including a publication list, ii) a brief statement of research interests and iii) arrange for three letters of reference to be provided separately (sent to and Applications which will not be submitted on the web platform will not be considered.

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