Post-doctoral Position in Multi-Wavelength Astrophysics within the Centre for Space Research, South Africa

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Publish Date: 
Saturday, November 2, 2019
Archive Date: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Foreign
Institution/Company: 
North-West University
Department Name: 
Centre for Space Research
Street Line 1: 
11 Hoffman Street
City: 
Potchefstroom
State/Province: 
Northwest
Zip/Postal: 
2531
Country: 
South Africa
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral position available with the Centre for Space Research, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa.

Our group has been involved in theoretical modelling of isolated pulsars, pulsar wind nebulae, globular clusters, and binaries within a multi-wavelength context, but with a special focus on gamma rays. We have contributed to science cases and data interpretation for H.E.S.S., Fermi LAT, NICER and CTA. We have also more recently become involved in radio astronomy projects that will increase our footprint in the MeerKAT and SKA communities.

The successful candidate will be involved in multi-wavelength modelling and / or data analysis. He / she will strengthen our ties with the radio community and will also be responsible to co-supervise graduate students and perform outreach duties.

This position is available from March 2020 for a period of 2 years (including a 1-year probation period) with a possible extension, depending on funding. Suitable candidates should have completed a PhD in Astronomy / Astrophysics before appointment and have a strong publication record. The candidate should be well-organised, self-motivated, willing to travel and have good writing / oral communication and programming skills.

The remuneration package is market-related. For further information or submission of an application (that should consist of a curriculum vitae and a description of research interests and career goals), please contact Prof. Christo Venter, christo.venter@nwu.ac.za Applicants should also ensure that two reference letters reach this email before the application deadline.

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Reviewing Applicants
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Attention To: 
Prof. Christo Venter
Institution/Company: 
North-West University
Department Name: 
Centre for Space Research
Street Line 1: 
11 Hoffman Street
City: 
Potchefstroom
State/Province: 
Northwest
Zip/Postal Code: 
2531
Country: 
South Africa
Email: 
Christo.Venter@nwu.ac.za
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
MWL Postdoc
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Christo Venter
Subject: 
MWL Postdoc
Email: 
Christo.Venter@nwu.ac.za