RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (THE JIM BUCKEE FELLOW IN ASTROPHYSICS) (REF: 492331)
INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR RADIO ASTRONOMY RESEARCH
• 3 year appointment
• Salary: Level A8 AUD $81,194 p.a. (full-time)
• Plus 17% superannuation
• Closing date: Friday, 31 March 2013
The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) is a State funded Centre established as a joint venture between The University of Western Australia (UWA) and Curtin University. The Centre, along with CSIRO, is playing a key role in Australia’s participation in the international Square Kilometre Array (SKA) effort.
UWA graduate Dr Jim Buckee, who gained a BSc Honours at UWA in 1967 and a PhD in Astrophysics at Britain’s Oxford University in 1970, has generously endowed a new research position at UWA that will play a key role in the SKA project.
ICRAR is looking for a highly motivated scientist to apply for the prestigious Jim Buckee Fellowship in Astrophysics to undertake research related to the distribution of baryons in the cosmic web using supercomputer simulations and predictions for its detectability with next generation radio telescopes such as the SKA. Applicants must have a PhD incomputational astrophysics, radio astronomy or related discipline.
The Jim Buckee Fellow in Astrophysics will be based at the ICRAR headquarters at the beautiful Matilda Bay campus of UWA. Perth was ranked 9th in the Economist's 2009 list of the world's most liveable cities and offers an excellent ocean-side lifestyle.
For further information regarding the position please contact A/Prof Chris Power, email email@example.com after viewing the position documentation. Application Details: The position description can be seen and downloaded from www.jobs.uwa.edu.au/
APPLICATION DETAILS: The position description follows. Written applications quoting the reference number, personal contact details, qualifications, experience, research plans and contact details of three referees should be sent to Director, Human Resources, The University of Western Australia, M350, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date.
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