Post-Doctoral Researcher in Experimental Very-high-energy Gamma-Ray Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Oxford
Department Name: 
Physics (Astrophysics)
Street Line 1: 
Denys Wilkinson Building
Street Line 2: 
Keble Road
City: 
Oxford
State/Province: 
Oxfordshire
Zip/Postal: 
OX1 3RH
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Experimental Very-high-energy Gamma-Ray Astrophysics. The post is available initially for a fixed-term duration of 12 months from 1st April 2021, with the possibility of extension for 2 further years from 1st April 2022, subject to the availability of funding.

We are recruiting a PDRA to work with the Oxford gamma-ray astronomy group, reporting to the group leader, Professor Garret Cotter.     

The post holder will work on data analysis techniques and software for the Small-Sized Telescopes of the Cherenkov Telescope Array.

The post holder will be afforded membership of the CTA and H.E.S.S. collaborations.

The post holder will provide guidance to junior members of the research group including Ph.D. and project students. 

The applicant should either hold a Ph.D. in the field of experimental very-high-energy gamma-ray astrophysics, or be close to completing

Previous experience in the field of simulations and analysis of Imaging Air-Cherenkov Telescopes and camara software will be an advantage.

Candidates will be expected to work efficiently on specific technical tasks in the context of a large collaboration, co-ordinating with colleagues at other institutes in the UK and internationally.

The post-holder will have the opportunity to teach undergraduate tutorials and lab classes, and to assist in undergraduate research projects.

You should arrange for your two referee’s to send reference letters to Leanne.odonnell@physics.ox.ac.ukbefore the closing date.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
HR Team
Institution/Company: 
University of Oxford
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
Clarendon Lab
Street Line 2: 
Parks Road
City: 
Oxford
State/Province: 
Oxfordshire
Zip/Postal Code: 
OX1 3PU
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Email: 
Personnel@physics.ox.ac.uk
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
149325
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Garret Cotter
Subject: 
PDRA
Email: 
garret.cotter@physics.ox.ac.uk