Bolsa Post-doc LIP - "Space Radiation Environment and Effects"



Bolsa Post-doc LIP - "Space Radiation Environment and Effects"

The position is open until 28 February 2014


LIP opens a 24 months Post-Doctoral position in the area of Space Radiation  Environment.

The candidate will develop his/her work at LIP in Lisbon, in the LIP group for “Radiation  Environment Studies and Applications for Space Missions” and must be available for  frequent travels to the ESA European Space Research Technology Center, in the  Netherlands, and to other facilities in Europe.

The position will involve the study of radiation environment in space and in planetary environments, the development, optimization and test of space radiation monitors,  and the study of the degradation of electronic devices with radiation. In particular, the  candidate will be involved in the study of radiation data collected aboard the AlphaSat  and in the development of detectors and in radiation data analysis and simulation for  future ESA missions to Mars (i.e. Exomars) and Jupiter (JUICE).


Experience with detector development, and simulation using object-oriented software,  namely Geant4 and ROOT, and expertise in event  reconstruction and data analysis will be particularly advantageous. The candidate is expected to contribute significantly to the activity of the Group, including to the  supervision of PhD and MsC students.


The position is open until 28 February 2014.

Candidates should send their CVs, including a list of publications with bibliographical references, and letters of Reference to:

Patrícia Gonçalves,
Av. Elias Garcia, 14-1,
P1000149 Lisboa, Portugal.


Further information on the work developed at LIP can be found at
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