Offer for a contractual teacher-researcher (25%/75%) in Planetology in Nantes

In the framework of the ERC PROMISES (Presence and Role of Organic Matter in Icy Satellites and ExtraSolar planets), the Laboratory of Planetology and Geosciences (LPG) of Nantes recruits a contractual Teacher-Researcher. The teaching (TD and TP) of 96 hours per year will be carried out in the modules of geophysics, sciences of the universe, and geology in the curriculum of Licence in Life and Earth Sciences of Nantes University. At the research level, the person recruited will integrate the PROMISES research team. This team works on the role and transformations of organic molecules in the thermochemical evolution of ice satellites of giant planets and water-rich exoplanets (water worlds). The research may involve experimental aspects (HP anvil cell experiments and interpretation of Raman and infrared spectra, mass spectrometry, …) or numerical aspects (thermal and chemical transfers in two-phase media).

The position is for 1 year renewable 2 times maximum. The person recruited should have knowledge in internal geophysics and/or physics applied to Earth sciences. Skills on the experimental or numerical aspects of the PROMISES project are required. Autonomy and ability to work in a team are necessary. The mastery of French is required for the teaching in L1.

The application, composed of a letter of motivation, a detailed CV, a certificate or copy of the last diploma obtained, and, if applicable, any other document attesting to your competence for this position, should be returned in a single pdf file to with the subject line “LRU contractual application”.

The deadline for applications is May 29, 2023. The position starts on September 1, 2023.

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Published on April 12th, 2023