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|NWU Postdoctoral Fellowship, South Africa (3 year term):||Closing date: 2023-06-21
Contact: Ilani Loubser
|The Centre for Space Research (CSR) at North-West University (NWU), Potchefstroom, South Africa, is inviting applications for a research fellow specialising in galaxy formation and evolution studies.|
|The successful candidate will work in the Extragalactic research group lead by Prof. Ilani Loubser. He/she is expected to carry out research in optical, infrared or radio observational astronomy or simulations relevant to the group's interest in galaxy evolution, particularly in galaxy groups and clusters. The group is actively involved in various MeerKAT large surveys, projects involving the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT), and other related national and international initiatives.
The successful candidate is required to have:
- A PhD in astronomy
- Five or more years of research experience (can be inclusive of Ph.D) in galaxy formation and evolution and/or
optical, infrared or radio astronomy
- An publication record, commensurate with career stage
The starting date is August 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment will be for 3 years, depending on satisfactory performance. Renumeration is R292 000 per annum (ZAR, tax free).
Interested applicants should send a CV (including a list of publications), statement of research experience and interests, and the contact information of 3 references, to Ilani Loubser (Ilani.Loubser @ nwu.ac.za) by June 21st, 2023 (with `NWU postdoctoral fellowship' in the subject line). The North-West University is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
For further information, please e-mail Ilani.Loubser @ nwu.ac.za.
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