PDRA Position in Massive Stars at Armagh Observatory and Planetarium

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Institution/Company: 
Armagh Observatory and Planetarium
Street Line 1: 
Armagh Planetarium
Street Line 2: 
College Hill
City: 
Armagh
State/Province: 
County Armagh
Zip/Postal: 
BT61 9DB
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Salary range £28,331 - £35,845.Starting point will be dependent on qualifications and experience.  

Armagh Observatory and Planetarium (AOP) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Massive Stars.The successful applicant will be responsible for pursuing theoretical research on models for the atmosphere and winds, and the structure and evolution of stripped helium stars and hydrogen-rich very massive stars (VMS). Objectives include (1) the role of stellar wind mass loss on the evolution of VMS, (2) the associated ionising radiation and stellar feedback of VMS and stripped helium stars.

Situated in Armagh, Northern Ireland, AOP delivers internationally recognised research in astronomy and related sciences and vibrant educational and outreach programmes for all ages.Its research staff work on a range of topics, from the study of our Sun and Solar System to distant galaxies, has access to all UK national observing facilities, including ESO, ALMA and ESA, and participate in several international projects such as XSHOOTU, WEAVE, GOTO, I-LOFAR and CTA.

This is a 2.5 year fixed-term position (with a possible 6 month extension) funded by the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC).Applicants should have a strong research record and have or be expected to obtain a PhD in astrophysics by the start date.  The post will commence on 1 July 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Full details of the post are available via our website at https://armagh.space/corporate/opportunities

Informal enquiries can be directed to Lisa O'Neill (lisa.oneill@armagh.ac.uk)

Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 12, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Dr Marc Sarzi
Title: 
Head of Research
Institution/Company: 
Armagh Observatory and Planetarium
Street Line 1: 
Armagh Planetarium College Hill
City: 
Armagh
State/Province: 
County Armagh
Zip/Postal Code: 
BT61 9DB
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Phone: 
02837523689
Email: 
hr@armagh.ac.uk
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Lisa O'Neill
Subject: 
PDRA Massive Stars
Email: 
hr@armagh.ac.uk