Postdoc Position in ELT Science/Software Development

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, October 16, 2017
Archive Date: 
Monday, November 13, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Innsbruck
Department Name: 
Institute for Astro- and Particle Physics
Street Line 1: 
Technikerstrasse 25/8
City: 
Innsbruck
State/Province: 
Tyrol
Zip/Postal: 
6020
Country: 
Austria
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Institute for Astro- and Particle Physics at the University of Innsbruck invites applications for a postdoc position. The candidate is expected to contribute to the development of science cases for the ELT and to the design and development of software modules for the ELT instrumentation projects of the institute.

The appointment may start as early as January 2018 and will be for 2 years.

Applicants should have a PhD in astronomy/astrophysics or physics with focus in astronomy/astrophysics. Experience in the areas of astronomy/astrophysics with preference in observational-oriented astronomy and development of astronomical data reduction software is required. Experience in the areas of data acquisition, data reduction and data analysis of astronomical instruments, simulation of observational data, use of state-of-the-art astronomical software packages and ESO standards of software development and data reduction pipelines are desirable.

Participation in teaching is expected.

Applicants should send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a publication list, a brief statement of research interests (max 3 pages), and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent by email, attention to: fss-technik@uibk.ac.at

The University of Innsbruck is an equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages applications from women.

Included Benefits: 

Social, health and dental insurance are included.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, November 20, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Fakultäten Servicestelle
Institution/Company: 
University of Innsbruck
Department Name: 
Fakultäten Servicestelle
City: 
Innsbruck
State/Province: 
Tyrol
Zip/Postal Code: 
6020
Country: 
Austria
Phone: 
+4351250737073
FAX: 
+4351250737096
Email: 
fss-technik@uibk.ac.at
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michela Mapelli
Email: 
michela.mapelli@uibk.ac.at