The Advanced Concepts Team recruits continuously Research Fellows, Young Graduate Trainees and stagiaires using the existing European Space Agency channels. The positions are all for a limited amount of time (1-2 years for the RFs, 1year for the YGT and 3 months for stage)
The Advanced Concepts Team (ACT) is currently offering research fellow positions for one researchers at post-doc level in the fields of:
Applicants should send their CV (including 3 references and a list of publications, with bibliographical references), a covering letter stating their research interests, the filled-out RF application form, and a copy of the doctorate certificate or evidence proving that their dissertation will be finished within 4 months of the date of submitting the application to: email@example.com as well as firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mention the RF topic in subject heading of the application email.
General information on the ESA Research Fellowship Programme and the application form are available at: http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/Careers_at_ESA/SEMICLRTJRG_0.html .
All applications will be considered until the available post is filled. Application deadline for this round of interviews: 4 February 2013
Typically the interview process will include a pre-interview by videoconference/skype, a short presentation of the candidate's research proposal in a seminar type setting with the current team present and a classical face-to-face interview.
To prepare for the interview please visit:
or in case of questions and clarification needs, send us an email to: email@example.com
Financial conditions and benefits
The salary of ESA fellows falls within a pre-determined range and can vary slightly depending on qualifications and experience. Average monthly net salaries (tax free) are around € 2500. Fellows may be entitled to an expatriation allowance and/or to an installation allowance if they meet the conditions of entitlement. Removal expenses are not reimbursed. Depending on their place of recruitment, fellows may be reimbursed travel expenses in economy class (when travelling by air) or in first class (when travelling by train) to their duty station for themselves and, if applicable, for their spouse and children at the beginning and end of their assignment. Fellows are enrolled in the ESA's Social Security Scheme which covers medical expenses, invalidity and death benefits. A monthly deduction covers these short-term and long-term risks.