University of Oxford, Department of Physics

Position ID:Oxford-Department of Physics-PDRA [#18049, 149325]
Position Title: Post-Doctoral Researcher in Experimental Very-high-energy Gamma-Ray Astrophysics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3RH, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Science Education
Starting Date:2021/04/01
Appl Deadline:2021/03/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/02/01, listed until 2021/03/01)
Position Description:    

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Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Experimental Very-high-energy Gamma-Ray Astrophysics. The post is available initially for a fixed-term duration of 12 months from 1st April 2021, with the possibility of extension for 2 further years from 1st April 2022, subject to the availability of funding.

We are recruiting a PDRA to work with the Oxford gamma-ray astronomy group, reporting to the group leader, Professor Garret Cotter.

The post holder will work on data analysis techniques and software for the Small-Sized Telescopes of the Cherenkov Telescope Array.

The post holder will be afforded membership of the CTA and H.E.S.S. collaborations.

The post holder will provide guidance to junior members of the research group including Ph.D. and project students.

The applicant should either hold a Ph.D. in the field of experimental very-high-energy gamma-ray astrophysics, or be close to completing

Previous experience in the field of simulations and analysis of Imaging Air-Cherenkov Telescopes and camara software will be an advantage.

Candidates will be expected to work efficiently on specific technical tasks in the context of a large collaboration, co-ordinating with colleagues at other institutes in the UK and internationally.

The post-holder will have the opportunity to teach undergraduate tutorials and lab classes, and to assist in undergraduate research projects.

You should arrange for your two refereeā€™s to send reference letters to Leanne.odonnell@physics.ox.ac.ukbefore the closing date.


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Contact: Prof. Garret Cotter
Email: email
Postal Mail:
Denys Wilkinson Building
Keble Road
Oxford
OX1 3RH
Web Page: https://www2.physics.ox.ac.uk/

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