Postdoctoral Research Associate in Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Sydney
Department Name: 
School of Physics
City: 
University of Sydney
State/Province: 
NSW
Zip/Postal: 
2006
Country: 
Australia
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate (Level A) to join our research team working on the James Webb Space Telescope Interferometer, and an associated family of related projects in high resolution imaging and high contrast object detection. The candidate will join the astrophysics and instrumentation program to develop commissioning strategies, data analysis techniques and astrophysical research programs suited to the Sydney-designed masking interferometer that will fly aboard the NIRISS instrument on the James Webb Space Telescope, slated for launch in 2021. The successful candidate will pursue astrophysical research programs that directly lead up to the outstanding opportunity for astrophysics presented by the launch of this visionary space observatory. Applicants should have a PhD (or equivalent) in Astronomy or Physics with knowledge of observational astrophysics and/or high angular resolution imaging, and a proven record of contributed projects and led research outcomes.

For full details please see the full job advertisement and candidate information package.

 

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$51812.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$65405.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

Also includes leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Peter Tuthill
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
University of Sydney
Department Name: 
School of Physics
Country: 
Australia
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
1715/0918F
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Peter Tuthill
Subject: 
Enquiry re Postdoctoral Research Associate in Astrophysics
Email: 
peter.tuthill@sydney.edu.au