Post-Doc in Computational Heliospheric Physics (NWU)

JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Centre for Space Research at the North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa.

In the Heliophysics Group at the North-West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa. The successful candidate will be expected to play an active role in research on Computational Heliospheric Physics. This group has a strong research team with the computational modeling research of the group internationally recognized within the Cosmic Ray, Heliospheric & Space Physics and Astrophysics communities. Applicants must have experience in computational modeling and a recently obtained PhD in Computational Space Physics, Heliospheric or Space Physics, Cosmic Ray Physics or Astrophysics. For more information contact the program leader Prof M S (Marius) Potgieter (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) directly. The successful candidate may also be involved in the teaching of physics and the supervision of research projects for post graduate students. The appointment can be up to three years contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance. Candidates should submit electronically before 15 July 2017 a CV, including a cover letter describing their research experience and interests, and the names and contact information of three references, to the director of the CSR, Prof Stefan Ferreira (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) with a copy to Prof Marius Potgieter. The appointee will be expected to commence duty in September 2017. The North-West University is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

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