Research Fellow in Solar System Astrophysics
School of Mathematics and Physics
This post is available for 1.5 years from 1 October 2016 to work as part of the Solar System Group within the Astrophysics Research Centre. Faculty members of the QUB Solar System Group are current leaders of large telescope surveys, including an ESO large program on Kuiper Belt Object lightcurves (PI: Pedro Lacerda), the Colours of the Outer Solar System Origins Survey using the Gemini-North and Canada-France-Hawaii Telescopes (PI Wesley Fraser), and the Pan-STARRS Solar System Survey (Co-lead Alan Fitzsimmons).
The successful candidate will exploit these three datasets to study outer Solar System targets. Analysis of these data will focus on the following projects: searches for activity, photometric variability, and colour studies.
Further details of the post can be found here.
To apply for the position, please visit the application page.
Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr. Wesley Fraser (telephone: +44 02890976354; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Anticipated interview date: 27 July 2016
Salary: £31,656 – £41,255 per annum.
Closing date: 11 July 2016