Two 2-years postdoctoral positions in Giant Radio Array for Neutrino Detection project at the University of Warsaw

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Warsaw
Department Name: 
Faculty of Physics, Particles and Fundamental Interactions Division
City: 
Warsaw
State/Province: 
Mazowieckie
Country: 
Poland
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Full-time employment for 2 years (24 months) period in the "Developing novel data analysis methods for future, huge radio-based cosmic rays and neutrino detectors, based on the GRANDProto300 experiment" project financed by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange. The main task of the selected candidates will be to develop methods of the analysis of data from radio-based cosmic rays and neutrino detectors using data from the prototype GRANDProto300 detector.

Candidates should have a PhD in physical sciences or astronomy. Additional requirements are:
1. Scientific achievements confirmed by journal publications.
2. Experience in working on big data analysis and/or in machine learning.
3. Command of English at a level that allows full participation in an international research team. Experience in particle astrophysics, in particular, the detection of high-energy cosmic rays or radio astronomy, would be an additional asset.

Key responsibilities:

The main task of employed members of the team will be to develop methods of the analysis of data coming from the highest energy cosmic rays and neutrinos radio-detector - GP300 - a part of the GRAND collaboration (https://grand.cnrs.fr/). Depending on the experience, the candidate will focus on the "classical" or machine learning approach. The employees will also be required to participate in the development and conduct of the GRAND experiment, which will involve numerous foreign trips to the site of the apparatus. Candidates will also participate in scientific supervision over students and doctoral students participating in the work of the team.

Application deadline: 31st of December, 2020

Salary: calculated at the time of employment. Expected about 56000 PLN (~12600 EUR) per year after all the deductions.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 15, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, January 22, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Lech Wiktor Piotrowski
Institution/Company: 
University of Warsaw
Department Name: 
Faculty of Physics, Particles and Fundamental Interactions Division
City: 
Warsaw
Country: 
Poland
Email: 
lech-wiktor.piotrowski@fuw.edu.pl