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Competition for a scholarship in symbiotic stars

Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center in Warsaw, Poland, invites applications for a research scholarship for young scientist within the HARMONIA project “Finding Thousands Symbiotic Stars - Type Ia Supernovae Progenitors?” led by prof. Joanna Mikołajewska and funded by the Polish National Science Centre. Scholarship is available for graduate students with a bachelor degree and PhD students in astronomy or astrophysics, with good knowledge of IRAF, especially spectroscopy-dedicated packages, and Virtual Observatory tools. A basic knowledge of CLOUDY code will be also appreciated.

Applications for the scholarship should include a CV with personal data, description of research interests and a list of publications, a copy of the bachelor or master diploma as well as information concerning scientific accomplishments and awards or distinctions received for research performed so far. Applications (in PDF format) and questions concerning the scholarship should be sent by June 28, 2015 to mikolaj@camk.edu.pl.