SAINT-EX ― Search and characterisation of exoplanets

Job opportunities

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellowship (1yr + 1yr renewal) working on the SAINT-EX experiment at the Insituto de Astronomia (UNAM) in Mexico

It is relevant to note that the Instituto de Astronomía is part of the forthcoming transiting planet survey SAINT-EX that will be installed in San Pedro Martir. Applicants with expertise in exoplanet science and low-mass star characterisation are encouraged to contact Prof. Yilen Gómez Maqueo Chew ( to define a joint research proposal well before the application deadline, which is 10 July 2017 for a March 2018 start.

A more complete application description can be found here.

Master Students (MSc)

Two Master Thesis positions are currently available in the SAINT-EX research group:

  • The impact of climate change on the site characteristics of extremely large telescopes
  • Searching for terrestrial exoplanets: optimisation of the observing strategy

If you are interested in one of these projects, please contact Brice-Olivier Demory by phone or email.

Doctoral Studies (PhD)

No positions available at the moment.