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[Met-jobs] Space-Atmospheric Interaction - Post-Doc Opportunities

From Nassp <Nassp@ukzn.ac.za>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Tue, 23 Apr 2019 05:02:18 +0000

Dear Colleagues,

 

If you know any recent Ph.D graduates who might be interested to apply for this position, please send it to them.

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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow – Space and Atmospheric interactions

 

NASSP (National Astrophysics and Space Science Programme) at UKZN is looking for recent Doctoral degree students to pursue research study on Space – atmospheric interactions.  It is to address the impacts of unusual space events into the neutral atmosphere using HF Radar (SuperDARN HF Radar Network), LiDAR for middle atmosphere and lower atmosphere, Riometer, Satellite observations, models and simulations.   The applicants has to be highly self-motivated, creative and excellent written communication skills.  The selected candidate may expected to assist on NASSP teaching and co-supervision of Master/Honour’s (4th year) degree students.  The initial appointment is for an year and may renewed for additional years based on the performance and availability of funds.

 

Note that it is specifically for those who have experience on the above specified instruments and work on effects on neutral atmosphere (until to 80 km).  The candidates who have experience on use of space-borne datasets and mathematical tools are preferred.

 

Applicants may send the complete CV with full details of publication record and contact details of referee to nassp@ukzn.ac.za<mailto:nassp@ukzn.ac.za>

 

The remuneration follows as per NASSP funding.

 

Looking forward to receive potential candidates application before by 01 May 2019.


Note that the preference shall be given to South Africa candidates (the hierarchy as follows, SA-Black/Indian/White-Female/Male....) and then follows Africa or other nationalities, in addition to the funding node requirements.


No communication shall be made if your research interest does not specific to our requirements and does not meet expected qualifications.  Kindly apply only if you are available to join for the post-doc position with a short period  (3 weeks or a month) of notice.


With kind regards

Siva. 

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Prof. Venkataraman Sivakumar

Discipline of Physics 
School of Chemistry and Physics,
University of KwaZulu Natal, Westville Campus,

Private Bag X54001, Durban 4001.
Tel : +27 31260  7661/1159(Lab); Fax : +27 31260 7995
Email : venkataramans@ukzn.ac.za

ResearcherID: www.researcherid.com/rid/B-4570-2009

 

Related to NASSP

(National Astrophysics and Space Science Programme)

Contact : nassp@ukzn.ac.za

Web : nassp.ukzn.ac.za or www.star.ac.za

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