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Director of Nordita


Nordita will appoint a new director to start 1 January 2018. Please contact the chairman of the board at Nordita Stellan Östlund for further information.

There is no deadline, but an informal deadline for initial suggestions is 1 February 2017

Announcement (PDF File)
Deadline: 1 February 2017
Nordita Fellowships in Astrophysics and Astrobiology 2017-2019

Nordita, the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, invites applications for post-doctoral fellowships in astrophysics. Appointments are for two years starting 1 September, 2017 or some other date to be agreed upon. The fellowships are intended for scientists who have a recent PhD, completed less than 5 years before the starting date of the fellowship, and wish to carry out research in fields represented at Nordita. Candidates working in other areas will be considered when it is scientifically justified.

This is an extension in the field of astrophysics of Nordita Fellowship positions in theoretical physics announced earlier, with deadline 13 November 2016. If you applied in the astrophysics category in that earlier announcement, your application will be considered in this campaign, and you need not apply again.

The deadline for applications is 9 January, 2017. Only online applications on will be accepted. Applications should contain a curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, and a statement of research interests including future research plans. Additionally, candidates must arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted no later than one week after the application deadline.

Announcement (PDF File)
Apply online:
Deadline: 9 January 2017

A note on our naming conventions for postdoctoral positions

We have two types of postdoc positions at Nordita.

The first kind, "Nordita fellows positions", are announced once a year with a deadline in November-December and start date the following autumn. Nordita fellows can pursue their research quite independently of our existing research groups, even though of course there is a lot of collaboration. There are typically 5-6 positions per year, all for two years.

Then we have "postdoc positions" announced within a particular project, typically connected with a grant. These postdocs are hired to work on that particular subject together with the other researchers in the corresponding group. The number of announced positions of this type is irregular, and depends on the ability of our senior staff to secure grants. The duration is typically two years but can vary, and start dates may also vary.

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