Two postdoc positions at North-West University, South Africa

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, November 19, 2022
Archive Date: 
Saturday, December 17, 2022
To event remaining 15 days
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Foreign
Institution/Company: 
North-West University
Department Name: 
Centre for Space Research
City: 
Potchefstroom
State/Province: 
North-West Province
Zip/Postal: 
2520
Country: 
South Africa
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Centre for Space Research at North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa,
is seeking candidates for two postdoctoral fellowships in high-energy astrophysics.
The appointments are initially for one year, renewable up to 3 years, depending on
satisfactory performance and availability of funds. The bursary will be ZAR 292 000
per year, which will be tax-free. A Ph.D. in astronomy / astrophysics or a closely
related field is required.

The research activities of the two positions should focus on observational or
theoretical high-energy and multi-messenger astrophysics. One postdoc will work
with Prof. Markus Boettcher, with a focus on extragalactic multi-wavelength /
multi-messenger astrophysics. The other postdoc will work with Prof. Christo
Venter and Prof. Iurii Sushch on modelling of broadband pulsar emission, pulsar
wind nebulae, and supernova remnants, as well as observational / theoretical
work on pulsars and fast radio bursts (FRBs).

Applicants are requested to send a CV, publication list, summary of past research,
research plan, and contact information of at least 3 references, to Markus Boettcher
([email protected]) and/or Christo Venter ([email protected]) by
December 20, 2022. Later applications will be considered until the positions have
been filled.

 

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$16500.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$17000.00 (USD)
Stipend: 
$16780.00 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, January 20, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Markus Boettcher
Title: 
Prof.
Institution/Company: 
North-West University
Department Name: 
Centre for Space Research
City: 
Potchefstroom
State/Province: 
North-West Province
Zip/Postal Code: 
2520
Country: 
South Africa
Phone: 
+27 76 997 1109
FAX: 
+27 18 299 2421
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Markus Boettcher
Subject: 
Postdoc at North-West University