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2 year postdoc funded through H2020-SPACE 

ROADMAP project (ROle and impAct of Dust and clouds in the Martian Atmosphere: from lab to space)

The goal of the ROADMAP project is to better understand the role and impact of dust and clouds on the Martian atmosphere. This European project employs an integrated scientific approach including; laboratory simulations, modelling of specific phenomena, analysis of space data and Global Circulation Modelling.

This 2 year post-doc position will focus on laboratory Mars atmosphere simulations using the state of the art facility at Aarhus University (

Ideally the person should start November-December 2020, but this could be discussed. For more information contact Jon Merrison;


Two years research position related to the Near Earth Asteroids mitigation strategy.

The Planetary Science section of the Astronomy and Astrophysics group at the University of Alicante (Spain) is involved in the Hera and DART space missions and the NEO-MAPP project funded by the European Commission (H2020). Call and selection in October/November 2020. Starting date: January 31st 2021 at the latest.
The suitable candidates must have a PhD with a background such that he/she may be able to do research in some of the following topics:

  • Dynamics of loft regolith in fast spinning small bodies.
  • Internal structure and shape of gravitational aggregates.
  • Binary asteroid formation and tidal effects.
  • Gravitational field of irregular asteroids.
  • Structural and dynamical effects of a kinetic impact on the secondary of a binary system.

Formal calls will be issued by Universdad de Alicante and instructions for applications will be provided.

Please, show your interest by writing to Adriano Campo Bagatin ( as soon as possible.


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