University of British Columbia, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Position ID:UBC-Department of Physics and Astronomy-RESEARCHASSOCIATE [#16961, 55783-RA]
Position Title: RA Position in the UBC CHIME Cosmology Group
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Vancouver, British Columbia V6T1z1, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: Astronomy / Astrophysics
Appl Deadline:2020/10/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/09/24, listed until 2020/10/31)
Position Description:    

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Applicants are invited for a Research Associate position at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canada, starting November 1st, 2020.

The successful candidate will work as part of the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping experiment (CHIME) research team, and will play a leadership role in development and deployment of the data analysis pipeline. Applicants must have a PhD in Astronomy, Astrophysics or a closely related field, a record of independent and collaborative research, as demonstrated by papers published in refereed journals, previous experience in signal processing techniques as applied to cylindrical structure radio telescopes such as CHIME.

All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. Applicants should provide at least two references (contact info only), in support of your application. Applications will be reviewed starting October 15, 2020.

Salary will be competitive, and dependent upon experience. The appointment should begin on Nov 1st, 2020 and will last until Dec. 31, 2023.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
(604) 822-4210
325-6224 Agricultural Road
Vancouver, BC
V6E 1P5

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