The University of Alabama in Huntsville is now accepting applications for the full-time position of Postdoctoral Research Assistant I for the Center of Space Plasma & Aeronomic Research. The successful candidate will assist with data analysis and simulation activities related to the Cerenkov Telescope Array (CTA) consortium, and conduct research in gamma-ray physics. UAHuntsville has a long history of hard X-ray and gamma-ray research, including contributions to the space-instruments BATSE, and now the Fermi Gamma-Ray Burst Monitor (GBM), and is a member of the CTA Consortium, which is planning the next – generation ground-based gamma – ray telescope array. The Gamma-Ray Astronomy Team conducts research on GRBs, X-ray and gamma-ray transient sources, pulsars, SGRs and Terrestrial Gamma-Ray Flashes (TGFs). The Researcher is expected to contribute to CTA data analysis activities and to carry out research using GBM data. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Science, Engineering or a closely related field, previous experience with ground - based gamma-ray data analysis. The salary is competitive, with an excellent benefits package. Applications will be accepted immediately and the position will be closed approximately on October 31, 2012. To ensure full consideration, qualified applicants should apply on-line at http://uah.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=33729& and apply for the position of Postdoctoral Research Assistant I – RW2302.
Job Category: Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships
Supervisor: Dr. Valerie Connaughton
Address: 320 Sparkman Drive, Cramer Hall/NSSTC, room 2003
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