JOB OPENING: Research Chair in Space Weather at South African National Space Agency (SANSA) in South Africa

October 20, 2019, from Lee-Anne McKinnell

Research Chair in Space Weather at South African National Space Agency (SANSA) in South Africa (Re-Advertisement)

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) is searching for a Research Chair in Space Weather, preferably specialising in Solar Physics.

The Research Chair would be mainly responsible for undertaking research within the specialised area, providing guidance to the operational space weather centre, and supervising postgraduate students.

The successful candidate will: • have an extensive research track record within an area of Space Weather (preferably Solar Physics) • high and sustained publication record in reputable research journals • international collaborations • lead large projects • raise and manage research funds • lead research groups and postgraduate student supervision and training.

The position is based in Hermanus in South Africa, and would be for an initial 5 year period renewable for an additional 5 years based on performance. The applicants do not have to be South African – this is a global recruit initiative for a specialised scarce skill area.

You can find out more about SANSA at the following links:
http://www.sansa.org.za
http://spaceweather.sansa.org.za
http://research.sansa.org.za

SANSA has 3 campus locations. The position is to be based at the Hermanus Campus within the Western Cape province of South Africa. Here is a link to more information on Hermanus
https://www.whalecoast.info/
https://hermanus-tourism.co.za/

More information including full requirements and application process can be found at:
https://www.sansa.org.za/2019/07/29/sansa-sarchi-chair-in-space-weather/

https://www.sansa.org.za/2019/07/29/sansa-sarchi-chair-in-space-weather/


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