Postdoctoral Position in Galactic Astronomy

Gothard Astrophysical Observatory Szombathely , Hungary

Published Mon, 08/30/2021 - 9:48 AM Expiration Fri, 10/29/2021 - 12:00 AM or until the posting is filled

The MTA-ELTE Lendület "Momentum" Milky Way Research Group at the Eotvos Lorand University and Gothard Astrophysical Observatory invites applicants for postdoctoral research fellow position in the field of galactic astronomy, high resolution spectroscopy and abundance analysis of stars.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in astronomy or a related field, and should have demonstrated exceptional research potential in their fields. The successful applicants will work with Szabolcs Mészáros at the Gothard Astrophysical Observatory (Szombathely, Hungary) on public data of the Milky Way Mapper survey
part of the 5th phase of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. The research topic includes the observed chemical structure of our Milky Way and theoretical synthetic synthesis and model atmospheres. Experience in abundance analysis of stars is an advantage, but not a requirement. 

The initial appointment for Research Fellow is for one year with the possibility of a two-time renewal of two additional years, depending on the research performance and the extension of the MTA-ELTE Lendület "Momentum" Milky Way Research Group.

Interested candidates should submit applications to Szabolcs Mészáros (

The applications should include: CV, Research Statement (maximum 2 pages), an ADS library link of the list of publications.

All documents should be submitted by the 30th of September for full consideration, the employment will start no later than 1st of January 2022