Doctoral grant at University of Barcelona
12 November 2003
*** IMPORTANT: deadline for applications 24th Nov 2003 ***
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The group of Galactic Astrophysics of the University of Barcelona (UB) has been assigned a doctoral grant in the context of the Spanish "Plan Nacional del spacio".
This position is open for applications by students having completed a degree in astronomy (or related subjects) or software engineering and willing to complete a Gaia-related PhD in the Astronomy Department of the UB.
Description: the grant is included in the Spanish "Formacion del Personal Investigador" programme. Check the following URL (in Spanish) for details: http://www.mcyt.es/becasfpi/default.htm
Duration: four years (starting in January 2004)
Areas of work:
1- Development of the Gaia simulator
2- Design of the Gaia photometric system
3- Design and implementation of the Gaia database and the data reduction system (GDAAS)
Deadline for application submission: 24th November 2003