Research Associate in Pulsar and Fast Transient Search, Machine Learning and Pipeline Developing

Job Reference : S&E-14384
Location : Sackville Street, Manchester
Closing Date (DD-MM-YYYY) : 09/09/2019
Salary : £32,236 to £39,609 per annum (according to relevant experience)
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
Division : Department of Physics & Astronomy
Hours Per week : Full Time
Contract Duration : 1 October 2019 until 31 March 2021

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

Email: ben.stappers@manchester.ac.uk

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel:      0161 850 2004

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel:      0161 275 4499

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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