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The Division of Quantum Chemistry and Physical Chemistry of KU Leuven and the Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (BIRA-IASB) seek a highly motivated and skilled Postdoctoral Researcher to join their teams.

This recruitment is part of the research profile REVOCS “Re-evaluating the role of volatile organic compounds through quantum theoretical and modelling studies” within the framework of FED-tWIN, the Programme of sustainable research cooperation between the federal scientific institutes and the universities.

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The Postdoctoral Researcher will sign a contract of 1 year and 4 months to work in the context of the ESC2RAD H2020 project “Enabling Smart Computations to study space RADiation effects”. He/she will work on the modeling of space radiation effects (mainly protons and electrons) on different components of future human Space missions, such as functional materials of the spacecraft and biological molecules of relevance for DNA damage in astronauts.

The postdoc will work with first-principles chemical physics approaches for the passage of particles through matter, such as time-dependent DFT (TDDFT), and, for the studies on functional materials, also with  Monte Carlo particle transport approaches, as implemented in Geant4. 

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We are looking for a student to develop a server with webinterface for near real-time map visualization of mobileDOAS measurements of trace gas concentrations such as NO2. This could be done in the framework of a thesis or internship. The BIRA-IASB Aeromobil is a mobile remote sensing instrument, developed to measure trace gas concentrations which…

You would like to follow an observation internship at the Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (BIRA-IASB)? Depending on the availability of the different teams we will propose you an individual programme. Please send the following to stage-ae…

It is not possible to send an unsolicited application for administrative or technical functions to the Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy. All vacancies are published and filled via SELOR, the Federal Authorities Selection Office.

Students in physical, chemical, or mathematical sciences and engineering interested in doctoral research in aeronomy-related research topics are invited to contact