Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC, Tenerife, Spain) – Post Doctoral Positions

October 1, 2018, from Richard Morton

The Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC, Tenerife, Spain) invites applications for one postdoctoral contract and one computer programmer contract funded by the European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant project “Partial Ionisation: 2-fluid approach” (PI2FA), led by Dr. Elena Khomenko. The successful candidates will work on the development and analysis of multi-fluid simulations of partially ionized solar plasma (waves, instabilities, magneto-convection).

Previous experience in Solar Physics is considered as an advantage. Scientists with experience in treatment of astrophysical partially ionized plasmas (interstellar medium, solar chromosphere, Earth’s ionosphere) are encouraged to apply.

Duration: the computer programmer contract is of 3 years duration; the postdoctoral contract is of 3 years duration with possible extension for another 2 years (5 in total).

Applicants must be in possession of a PhD degree in Astrophysics, Physics or Informatics at the time of application deadline 31st of October (23:59h London time).

To apply please use the online application system, www.iac.es/jobs/research/

For more information contact Elena Khomenko: khomenko (at) iac.es


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