Royal Observatory of Belgium (Brussels) – Vacancy for a Space Weather Collaborator

June 1, 2019, from Richard Morton

The Royal Observatory of Belgium hosts the SIDC Regional Warning Center, a leading European space weather forecast center and partner in the Space Situational Awareness Program (SSA) of the European Space Agency ESA. Recently, ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) selected the ROB/SIDC as part of the PECASUS consortium to deliver 24h/7d space weather services to civil aviation actors worldwide. To assure the successful continuation of our operations in the competitive international context, the Royal Observatory of Belgium seeks a collaborator for the further development and support of its space weather services.

The offered position will involve the support of space weather services at IT as well as at scientific/conceptual level.  The minimal conditions to apply for this job are a Master or PhD in (exact) sciences or engineering, experience with at least 1 programming language and to be able to communicate fluently in English. In addition, the selected candidate will combine a maximum of the following characteristics: experience in Solar Physics, Space Weather or related Space Sciences, be acquainted with UNIX and experience with the management or execution of international projects.

Applications including your CV and accompanying motivation letter can be send to jesse.andries@sidc.be with in cc: david.berghmans@sidc.be. Candidates can contact Dr. Jesse Andries (+32 2 790 39 69) for additional information. Applications are welcome till June 23 2019 included. Please see also sidc.be/jobs


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