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Below is a short list of such adverts recently posted in the Newsletter, along with relevant contact links.
Please note that the latest adverts can also be found in the recent issues of the newsletter.

Job and PhD adverts:

Postdoctoral Position in Studies of Obscured Starbursts and AGNs
Chalmers University of Technology
Deadline: 6th February 2015

Email contact:
Further Information:

Applications are invited for a postdoc position, with a duration of up to 2 years, to work with Professor Susanne Aalto ( on a project on obscured starbursts and AGNs through a range of observational but potentially also theoretical projects relating to the properties of deeply embedded galaxy nuclei and their associated in- and outflows.

You will be working in an extended network of collaboration consisting of senior researchers and postdocs - primarily across Europe (Sweden, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, The Netherlands) but also involving partners in the US, Japan and Taiwan.

Applicants should have a PhD in an area of astrophysics that is relevant to the research programme outlined above. Experience in observational sub-millimetre astronomy, preferably in the areas of extragalactic star-formation and AGNs is an advantage.

Deadline for application: February 6 2015

Applications should be made online via this website:

The above ad hints at a three year limit after PhD for the position but this does not apply for the postdoc position in question here.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in AGN and/or Clusters of Galaxies
Dept of Physics & Astronomy, University of Manitoba
Deadline 28th February 2015

Email contact: christopher.o'
Further Information:

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manitiba invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow working with Profs. Stefi Baum and Chris O'Dea on multi-wavelength observational studies of Active Galactic Nuclei and/or Clusters of Galaxies.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in astronomy, physics, or a related subject by the appointment start. The initial appointment will be for one year, renewable for a second and third year upon mutual agreement and availability of funding. The starting date is negotiable between the summer and early fall.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, publication list, and a statement of research interests. Three letters of reference should also be submitted. All information should be emailed to christopher.o' Review of materials will begin Feb 1, 2015.

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