Summer-student fellowship of Engineering and Instrumentation in Astrophysics

2016-04-13 18:00
Summer-student fellowship of Engineering and Instrumentation in Astrophysics

Summer-student fellowship of Engineering and Instrumentation in Astrophysics

The Centro de Estudios de Física del Cosmos de Aragón (CEFCA) is opening one position for a summer-student fellowship. The position will be offered to students that are coursing a Master or the last year of the Degree who want to start engaging into engineering and astrophysical instrumentation.


The CEFCA is a research institution located in the city of Teruel (Aragón, Spain) and is in charge of the construction and operation of the Javalambre Astrophysical Observatory (OAJ), where two different sky surveys will be carried out (J-PLUS and J-PAS). The design, construction and maintenance of the OAJ, its telescopes and instruments require developments in different areas, such as optics, mechanics, electronics, control and communications.

Details of the fellowship

The fellowship will last for two and half months, starting on 4th July 2016 and finishing on 16th September 2016.

Gross salary amounts to 700 Euro/month and a health insurance is included.

The grant project will be included in one of CEFCA's development areas.

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Experience of the applicants

Candidates shall be Master students or shall be finishing the last year of the Degree in the 2015 – 2016 academic course, preferably in engineering, physics or equivalent.

Candidates also must be citizens of a EU member state, or of Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein or Switzerland. They can also be foreign residing in Spain at the time the fellowship starts.

Application procedure

Candidates must send the following documentation:

  • Certificate of their academic status.
  • List of any course, qualification, technological development experience and previously obtained fellowships in the form of a "Curriculum vitae".
  • If available, one reference letter from a University Professor.

The listed documentation should be sent electronically to the email address, indicating in the subject "Summer Fellowship ING2016".

Application deadline: 6th May 2016

For more information, please contact Antonio Marín (

Selection procedure

A committee will review the applications and make public the grant resolution in CEFCA's web page by 20th May 2016.

Fellowship adjudication

Adjudication of the summer-student fellowship:

Second adjudication of the summer-student fellowship: