ORGANISATION/EINRICHTUNGUniversity of Manchester
FORSCHUNGSBEREICHAstronomy › Astrophysics
KARRIERESTUFEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)Recognised Researcher (R2)
BEWERBUNGSFRIST16/08/2021 23:00 - Europe/London
STANDORTUnited Kingdom › Manchester
STUNDEN PRO WOCHE35
IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?Ja
We are pleased to announce the opportunity for a Research Support Scientist to join the UK’s e-MERLIN/VLBI National Facility Science and Operations group within the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics (JBCA). We are seeking candidates to work with our team in radio interferometric science and observations, and data processing techniques. This position will help to support the scientific users of the e-MERLIN facility, and contribute to operations and the ongoing development of this world class facility. All candidates will be encouraged and supported to spend around 30% of their time for independent research.
e-MERLIN, a scientific and technical SKA-Pathfinder instrument, comprising of a network of seven large radio telescopes across the UK which are linked to a central operations and processing hub at Jodrell Bank Observatory (JBO), with an associated scientific support unit based in the Alan Turing Building, Manchester. The network of telescopes provides a world-leading facility for high resolution astronomical imaging at centimetre wavelengths.
The e-MERLIN/VLBI National Facility is operated by the University of Manchester on behalf of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) for use by the worldwide astronomy community. e-MERLIN is used by hundreds of scientists in the UK and around the world to investigate a wide range of astrophysical phenomena, from planet formation and stellar physics through to extragalactic star-formation, jet astrophysics, gravitational lens studies and resolved imaging of high redshift galaxies.
For more details and to apply : https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=20540
Application Closing Date 16th August 2021
We welcome and encourage enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews.
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