UK ALMA Regional Centre Node Scientist

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
To event remaining 18 days
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
The University of Manchester
Department Name: 
UK ALMA Regional Centre Node
Street Line 1: 
Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics
Street Line 2: 
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Street Line 3: 
Oxford Road
M13 9PL
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Job Announcement Text: 

The UK ALMA Regional Centre (ARC) Node at the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics invites applications for a research associate position to work as a support astronomer for UK users of the Atacama Large Millimeter/sub-millimeter Array (ALMA). The ARC Node is funded by STFC to support the UK astronomical community to exploit the UK’s investment in ALMA and is a leading member of the European ALMA Regional Centre network led by the ESO. We are seeking an appointee who will spend 75% of their time as part of the ARC Node team supporting astronomers planning ALMA observations, acquiring and processing data as well as contributing to the continued development of ALMA. The appointee will undertake their own independent research program focused on ALMA science for the remaining 25% of their time.

The appointment will initially be until until 31 March 2024, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding.

The online application can be found at You application should contain a single file containing a cover letter briefly outlining how you match the required criteria, your CV, the names and email addresses of at least two referees, a list of publications, and a research statement of maximum length 2 pages.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointment will be made on merit. 

We support applications from those returning from a career break and are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements. 

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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The University of Manchester
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Gary Fuller
UK ARC Node position