ISSI invites applications for Director for Astrophysics Position
Under the leadership of the Executive Director, each of the three Directors of ISSI provides the inspirational scientific environment of the Institute in her/his area of research, namely:
(i) Earth Observations,
(ii) Physics of the solar system and planetary sciences, and
(iii) Astrophysics and Cosmology.
The directors are the driving force behind the various activities taking place at ISSI in their fields of research: scientific workshops, forums, working groups and international teams. Their recognized scientific stature ensures the visibility and guarantees the high scientific standardsof the Institute.
Scientists corresponding to the above profile, working in any area of space sciences in relation to Astrophysics and Cosmology are encouraged to apply. The new Director is expected to spend about 30% (negotiable) of her/his time working for ISSI at the Institutes premises in Bern, Switzerland, starting in July 2017 or by agreement. The appointment will be for a period of four years renewable once. Interested scientists should submit their applications (a letter
of motivation and curriculum vitae) in one single pdf file, simultaneously to the chair of the Search Committee and the secretariat of ISSI, at their earliest convenience but no later than
February 28, 2017.
Prof. Jean-Pierre Swings