Research Assistant/Associate in Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics

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Publish Date: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Newcastle University
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Job Announcement Text: 

The School of Mathematics, Statistics & Physics at Newcastle University is looking to hire a Research Assistant/Associate to work with Prof. Tami Rogers and Dr. Paul Bushby on the Leverhulme awarded grant entitled: “Imhomogeneous MHD in hot Jupiter Atmospheres”. The goal of this project is to understand how the variable conductivity, driven by the asymmetric day-night heating, affects the atmospheric winds and potential ohmic heating.

You will be required to understand basic hydrodynamics and magnetohydrodynamics (MHD), adapt and run numerical MHD code, communicate science well and work effectively in a group. Demonstrated experience doing all of these tasks is required for shortlisting. You will have numerical programming skills, good scientific writing and excellent oral communication. The post holder will work with the PI, Dr. Tamara Rogers, CoI Dr. Paul Bushby and a PhD student working on a similar topic.

This post is fixed term for up to 29.5 months. 

To apply, please visit  and search for Research Assistant/Associate in Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics - D242372R.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, September 30, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Dr. Tamara Rogers
Newcastle University
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School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics
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Research Assistant/Associate in Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics - D242372R