Gaia post-doctoral position - JRID48605

Submission Dates
Archive Date: 
August 31, 2014
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
October 2, 2014
Job Details
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution/Company Name: 
GEPI/Observatoire de Paris
Institution Classification/Type: 
Research Laboratory
Submission Address for Resumes/CVs
Attention To: 
Frédéric Arenou
Organization: 
CNRS/Observatoire de Paris
Street Address Line 1: 
5 Place Jules Janssen
City: 
Meudon
Zip/Postal Code: 
92190
Country: 
France
Telephone: 
33145077849
FAX: 
33145077878
Email: 
CDD.Gaia@obspm.fr
Contact Information For Inquiries About Job
Email Address for Inquiries: 
Frederic.Arenou@obspm.fr
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a position at Paris Observatory devoted to scientific analysis and software development in relation to the data validation for the Gaia astronomical satellite.

Job function: scientific and technical analysis, java and database software development, definition of scientific specifications, implementation, tests

Professional Qualifications : beside the competences in astronomy, software engineering, development in Java (or equiv.) under Linux, data analysis techniques, databases, technical english, relational aptitudes

Formation required : The candidate must have either a PhD degree or more than 3 years of research/training in astrophysics since obtaining a degree that gives access to doctoral studies (engineer+experience).

Included Benefits: 

social security, vacations, retirement benefits, part funding of various expenses (transport, etc.)