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[Met-jobs] Post-Doc position on Space-Atmosphere interactions

From Sivakumar Venkataraman <>
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Date Fri, 5 Jul 2019 15:00:05 +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.

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), 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 SPACE PHYSICS/Ionosphere  and/or interactions with neutral atmosphere (for e-g, Mesophere-Lower Thermosphere region).

Applicants may send the complete CV with full details of publication record and contact details of referee to<>

Note that the preference shall be given to local candidates (the hierarchy as follows, SA-Black/Indian/White-Female/Male....)in addition to the funding node requirements..

The basic remuneration is 180,000.00 ZAR (South Africa Rands) per year.

Looking forward to receive potential candidates….

With Best Regards,
Siva (on behalf of NASSP – UKZN)

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 :
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