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The Astronomy Department of The Physics Institute of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) is an outstanding Astronomy teaching, research and outreach centre in the state of Rio Grande do Sul with 11 staff. The Department has over 40 researchers among active and retired associate professors, postdocs, graduate and undergraduate research students who are active in developing teaching, research, outreach and administrative tasks.

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‘Professor Adjunto A in Astronomy’ vacancy

There is an opening position for Professor Adjunto A of Astrophysics. The selection process involves a concurso, that can be done in Portuguese, Spanish or English. This is a tenured position. For more information on the career path, check here. A summary of the process can be found here, in english. Note: if you do not […]

7 – 10 de Dezembro: Encontro Astronomia nas Culturas

Acontece de 7-10 de Dezembro o encontro Astronomia nas Culturas que propõe reunir pesquisadores, especialistas, sábios e mestres das culturas, estudantes e professores da Educação Básica, bem como demais interessados, com o objetivo de divulgar o potencial de recursos da Astronomia nas Culturas como foco de pesquisa e valorização do patrimônio cultural dos variados grupos étnicos […]