Research Chair in Space Weather at South African National Space Agency (SANSA)

August 8, 2019, from Lee-Anne McKinnell

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

The Research Chair would be mainly responsible for undertaking research within the specialized 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.

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