Postdoctoral position at University of Melbourne will undertake analysis of the Epoch of Reionisation dataset from the Murchison Widefield Array working within the ARC Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO), under the guidance of Professor Rachel Webster.
The ARC Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics ("CAASTRO") aims to establish Australia as a world-leader in wide-field optical and radio astronomy. CAASTRO is answering fundamental questions about the nature of the Universe, is developing innovative ways of processing enormous data sets, and is enabling a diverse set of opportunities for students and early career researchers. CAASTRO is a research partnership between The University of Sydney, The University of Melbourne, The Australian National University, Swinburne University of Technology, Curtin University and The University of Western Australia, the latter two operating as the joint venture, ICRAR. CAASTRO is also collaborating closely with the Australian Astronomical Observatory, CSIRO, and other Australian and international partners. CAASTRO supports the activities of over 130 researchers, administrative staff and students.
This position, based at the University of Melbourne will provide the opportunity for a highly motivated post-doctoral researcher to take a major role in the analysis of the Epoch of Reionisation dataset. The candidate will join a team working on the pipeline and data analysis at the University of Melbourne, and work closely with other CAASTRO investigators and the MWA EoR collaboration team both in Australia and internationally.
This appointment will be for 3 years. CAASTRO supports a flexible working environment; subject to visa restrictions, this opportunity is available as either a full-time or part-time position.
For more information on how to apply for this position (and others within CAASTRO), go to http://www.caastro.org/jobs and follow the links.
CLOSING DATE: 31 October 2013 (11:30pm Melbourne time)