The School of Mathematics & Physics at Queen’s University Belfast, is looking for an exceptional Research Fellow to work on the development and application of numerical radiative transfer simulations for the study of supernovae.
This will involve development work and carrying out simulations with our Monte Carlo radiative transfer codes (in collaboration with Dr. Stuart Sim) and working with Dr. Connor Ballance on incorporating the latest state-of-the-art atomic data into our models. The role will also involve collaboration with supernova observers and experts in hydrodynamical explosion modelling.
This full-time post (ref 23/110875) is available for a fixed-term duration until 31/03/2026 with a salary of £36,333 per annum.
Your application should demonstrate you have:
A PhD in astronomy or astrophysics, or evidence that you are about to obtain one.
At least 3 years’ relevant research experience in the following areas:
- Radiative transfer simulations, including Monte Carlo methods
- Numerical simulation for astrophysics
- Supernova spectral/light curve modelling, and interpretation of observational data.
You are also required to submit your full CV, including publication list, cover letter, and two-page research statement evidencing how your experience meets the criteria. This must be collated into one file for uploading.
For further information including further essential/desirable criteria please visit www.qub.ac.uk/jobs.
Anticipated Interview Date: 26/06/2023 and 27/06/2023