Applications are invited for a Post-Doctoral position available on the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, University of Manchester. As part of the UoM SKA Group you will be involved in the specification, design, development, and verification of software to achieve the Non-imaging processing requirements for the real-time and off-line analysis of pulsar and fast transient data. This will include software both searching for new systems as well as the post-processing of these data.
This post is available from 1st October 2019 for 18 months with a possible extension depending on further funding. You should have a PhD (by the start date) in Astronomy or Computer Science. Significant experience in the development of non-imaging signal processing software systems is needed. You should also be well-organised and self-motivated with excellent oral and communication skills. A strong publication record in internationally peer-reviewed journals is required.
The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointment will be made on merit. For further information, please visit: http://www.physics.manchester.ac.uk/about-us/equality-and-diversity/
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies
Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Professor Ben Stappers
Tel: 0161 850 2004
Tel: 0161 275 4499
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date
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