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Research Associate in ALMA Astronomy
Sackville Street, Manchester

Job reference: SAE-15503

Location: Sackville Street, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 13/07/2020

Salary: £32,816 to £40,322 per annum (according to relevant experience)

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

School/ Directorate: Department of Physics & Astronomy

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: 2 Years commencing 20 July 2020 with the possibility of extension

The UK ALMA Regional Centre (ARC) Node at the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate position to work as a support astronomer for UK users of the Atacama Large Millimeter/sub-millimeter Array (ALMA). The ARC Node is funded by STFC to support the UK astronomical community to exploit the UK’s investment in the Atacama Large Millimeter/sub-millimeter Array (ALMA) and is a leading member of the European ALMA Regional Centre network led by the ESO. You will spend 75% of your time as part of the ARC Node team supporting astronomers planning ALMA observations, acquiring and processing data as well as contributing to the continued development of ALMA. You will undertake your own independent research program focused on ALMA science for the remaining 25% of their time.

 

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/

 

Happy to talk flexible working.

           

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

 

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Gary Fuller

Email: g.fuller@manchester.ac.uk

Or

Name: Dr Tom Muxlow

Email: tom.muxlow@manchester.ac.uk

 

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

 

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 0161 850 2004

 

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

 

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.

 

 

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