The Astronomy and Astrophysics group seeks to appoint a Research Fellow to work with Prof. Thomas Marsh on white dwarfs in compact binary systems. They will work on the nature of and the search for pulsar-like rapidly-spinning white dwarfs and pulsating white dwarfs in binary systems. They will also work as part of a team that operates and exploits the high-speed CCD cameras ULTRACAM, ULTRASPEC and HiPERCAM, based in Chile, Thailand and the Canary Islands.
Candidates must hold, or be about to obtain, a doctoral degree in astrophysics or a related field. Experience with one or more of UV, optical and near-infrared observations and data analysis is desirable, along with experience of research on compact stellar remnants.
The position is available until March 31, 2023. Applicants should submit a signed covering letter with a concise description of their research or technical accomplishments & interests, as well as a curriculum vitae, including a full publication list. They should provide the names of two academic referees.
Please direct informal inquiries to Prof. Thomas Marsh (T.R.Marsh@warwick.ac.uk). Further information on the Astronomy and Astrophysics group at Warwick can be found at www.astro.warwick.ac.uk
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