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Postdoc in Astronomy/Astrophysics or Space Science

North-West University, South Africa
Potchefstroom, South Africa
Posting live until
14 Apr 2024

The Centre for Space Research at North-West University, South Africa, is inviting applications for a three-year postdoctoral position in any one of the Centre’s research focus areas . For full consideration, candidates must have a PhD in astronomy, astrophysics, space physics or related fields. Candidates must have obtained their PhD not more than 5 years before the starting date of the appointment.

The successful candidate will be expected to actively contribute to the research activities of the CSR, which include the timely publication of research findings and postgraduate student mentorship.

The position is currently vacant and needs to be filled as soon as possible, but by no later than 1 June 2024. The incumbent may be based on either the Potchefstroom or Mahikeng campuses of NWU, depending on research focus and availability of hosts.

Interested applicants should send a CV, a list of publications and a statement of research experience and interests and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to by 12 April 2024. Selected candidates will be invited for an interview shortly afterwards.

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