Chang’e-3 Lunar-based Ultraviolet Telescope Data Fellow

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Archive Date: 
Saturday, July 20, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
National Astronomical Observatories of China / International Lunar Observatory Association
Department Name: 
National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Street Line 1: 
A20 Datun road
Street Line 2: 
Chaoyang District
Job Announcement Text: 

The National Astronomical Observatories of China, Beijing and the International Lunar Observatory Association of Kamuela, Hawai’i, request applications for Research Fellow for the NAOC / ILOA Lunar-based Ultraviolet Telescope (LUT) data reduction, processing, and utilization project. LUT is the first and only robotic telescope on the surface of the Moon, and is the only instrument on Chang’e-3 lander that is still functioning.

This Astronomy from the Moon fellowship aims to maximize science output from LUT operating on Chang’e-3 Moon lander since 2013 by:

  • Processing raw LUT data into products available for use by science community worldwide,
  • Conducting research using LUT, publishing at least 2 papers and presenting at conferences,
  • Promoting LUT and inviting proposals for observations with LUT leading to published results.

Duration: 2 years

Qualifications: PhD (or equivalent), English / Chinese language proficiency

Salary range: $60,000 annually

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$60000.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$60000.00 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Saturday, July 20, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Xue Suijian
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Xue Suijian
Chang’e-3 Lunar-based Ultraviolet Telescope Data Fellow