Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, January 1, 2018
Archive Date: 
Monday, February 19, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Institution/Company: 
Armagh Observatory and Planetarium
Street Line 1: 
College Hill
City: 
Armagh
State/Province: 
Northern Ireland
Zip/Postal: 
BT61 9DG
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Armagh Observatory and Planetarium invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Astrophysics. The successful applicant will work with Prof. Jorick Vink on developing models for the atmospheres and winds of massive stars. The goal is to compute accurate, dynamically consistent mass-loss rates that can be employed in stellar evolution models of massive stars.

Situated near the centre of Armagh, Northern Ireland, the historic Armagh Observatory has active research groups working in stellar, galactic, solar and solar-system astronomy. This is a fixed-term position funded by the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). Applicants should have a recent PhD in astrophysics with a strong research record in relevant areas, including substantial experience in the use of major stellar physics software. The position is available for three years, and can commence on 1 April 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Starting salary will be in the range £28,323 - £30,929.

Full details of the post are available via our website at www.armagh.ac.uk. Applicants should submit a CV, statement of research interests, an equal opportunity monitoring form and the names of three referees, who may be approached, to: Human Resources, Armagh Observatory, College Hill, Armagh BT61 9DG, UK (dcn@arm.ac.uk), to arrive no later than 3pm on Monday 19 of February 2018. Enquiries about the position can be directed to Prof. Jorick Vink: jsv@arm.ac.uk .

Application Deadline: 
Monday, February 19, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, February 19, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Human Resources
Institution/Company: 
Armagh Observatory and Planetarium
Street Line 1: 
College Hill
City: 
Armagh
State/Province: 
Northern Ireland
Zip/Postal Code: 
BT61 9DG
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Phone: 
+44-(0)28-3752-2928
Email: 
dcn@arm.ac.uk
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Jorick Vink
Subject: 
PDRA in Stellar Wind Modelling
Email: 
jsv@arm.ac.uk