The successful candidate will work with Prof. Michael Brown, Prof. Lucio Piccirillo and the wider SO:UK team – both at Manchester and across the UK institutes – to deliver this major instrumentation project. In particular, we are seeking to appoint an individual with substantial experience in the development, testing, deployment and commissioning of astronomical instrumentation in harsh and challenging environments.
The starting date is 1 April 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post will be available for three years in the first instance.
Applications should consist of a completed application form, an up-to-date CV and a Research Statement (maximum 2 pages).
As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.
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Blended working arrangements may be considered.
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Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Professor Michael Brown
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the 9 December 2022.
Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.
· SAE-020409 Senior Research Fellow (Simons Observatory :UK Project) Further Particulars
Related URLs: Apply online here
Application Deadline: Friday, December 9, 2022
Selection Deadline: Friday, December 9, 2022