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Postdoctoral Research Assistant ( Astrophysics) (Astrophysics)
We invite applications for a postdoctoral research assistant within the ARTEMIS group which spans across Oxford Astrophysics and the Oxford e-Research Centre.
The post is available for a period of 24 months, commencing March 2014.
We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic candidate, with expertise in the astrophysics of pulsars and fast radio transients, to work within the ARTEMIS team on real-time searches for fast radio bursts (FRBs). This role involves the scientific exploitation of ARTEMIS experiments, which currently involve a survey for FRBs with the Low Frequency Array (LOFAR) and planned surveys with major radio telescopes in the near future. This post will have a key role in a group designing FRB and pulsar searches with ARTEMIS, and reaping the scientific rewards in the areas of FRB and pulsar candidates, population studies and physics, as well as in data reduction and interpretation of the survey data.
The successful candidate will have or be about to receive a PhD in a relevant area of astronomy or astrophysics or a related field to the project defined above. They should have a demonstrated capacity for independent work and be capable of initiating research in a lively group. The post-holder will have the opportunity to teach. Salary will be within the range 29,541 - 36,298 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. A benefits package and a research budget for travel and other expenses will be provided.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:
Only applications received by midday on Thursday 2 January 2014 can be considered. You will be required to upload a statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, and list of publications, and the names and addresses of three referees as part of your online application. In addition, candidates should arrange for the three letters of reference to be sent to email@example.com by the closing date. Applications are acknowledged but not referee letters. For informal enquiries about this post please contact Dr Aris Karastergiou firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr Wes Armour email@example.com.
To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the following link:
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Only applications received before 2nd January 2014 can be considered.
Please also look at the Further Particulars.
Application Deadline: 02 January 2014
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