Post doctoral positions - MIRI Software Developers


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Subject:     Post doctoral positions
Date:     Tue, 13 Mar 2012 12:09:18 +0000
From:     eflood <eflood@CP.DIAS.IE>

Hi All,
Could you circulate the job advert below please? While the job is for
software developers it is expected that the successful candidates will
spend approx 50% of their time on Star Formation Research.
Best wishes

*Job Announcement:
MIRI Software Developers

Two contract posts are currently available as part of a European/US team
to develop software for the Mid-InfraRed Instrument (MIRI). MIRI will be
flown on the James Webb Space Telescope, which is due for launch in
2018. It is essential that applicants have a PhD in Astrophysics or a
related subject. They should also have relevant experience with
astronomical data processing and knowledge of C++ and a scripting
language, such as Python, are advantageous. Successful applicants may
expect to carry out their own astronomical research in addition to their
MIRI workload. Current astronomical research interests are primarily in
the area of star formation and high-energy astrophysics. Initial
contracts will be for a 3-year period.

Applications, to include a CV, publication list, a short description of
research interests, and the contact details of three referees should be
sent, ideally as a single PDF file to quoting “MIRI
Software Developers” in the subject field, to arrive on or before 30th
April 2012. The positions will remain open until filled and are
available from Summer 2012. The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies is
an equal opportunity employer.

*Included Benefits: *

Salary will commence at 43561 euro per year with annual increments
subject to satisfactory performance. The posts are offered subject to
the general Irish public service regulations and employment legislation
(e.g. regarding maternity leave, holiday entitlements, etc.) and
includes generous pension provision paid for by the employer.

Paulo J. V. Garcia,
Universidade do Porto - Faculdade de Engenharia,, cell: (+351) 96.323.57.85, fax:  (+351) 22.508.14.43

Departamento de Engenharia Fí­sica, Laboratório SIM,
Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, s/n,
4200-465 Porto, Portugal