At the SKAO we are coordinating a global effort to deliver one fo the largest science facilities on the planet. The SKAO telescopes will be next-generation instruments that will help to answer key questions in astrophysics, drive technological innovation and support human capital development.
Being part of Team SKA means contributing to something extraordinary: a uniquely exciting project to advance human knowledge that will last for decades. In return, we offer a diverse multicultural working environment, 30 days annual leave plus public holidays, a generous pension scheme, regular social events, a family-friendly environment and much more. Come and join us!
A unique opportunity for a Postdoctoral research position in Radio Astronomy Simulations.
The successful candidate will play a major part in developing solutions for the SKA Science Data Challenge in collaboration with existing Science and Operations team members. This initiative aims to release with a regular cadence increasingly realistic simulated SKA datasets and data products to the international scientific user community, together with a specific data analysis exercise for them to solve (the “challenge”) and a set of tools and services to support the completion of the exercise and the evaluation of the results.
The post holder will report to the SKA Project Scientist and be responsible for the coordination of the SKA Science Data Challenges.
The role is a 3-year fixed term contract. Full-time hours will be 35 hours per week and flexible working may be considered compatible with reviews, milestones and office activities.
To find out more about the role and to apply follow this link https://recruitment.skatelescope.org/vacancy/postdoctoral-researcher-in-...
The closing date for applications: 31/08/2021