LSST Focused Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Studies of Solar System Minor Planets at Queen's University Belfast

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship position in the study of the Solar System minor planets, funded by the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). The post, available up to 31st March 2021 in the first instance with the possibility of renewal depending on performance and availability of funding, is located in the Astrophysics Research Centre (ARC) of the School of Mathematics and Physics at Queen’s University Belfast. The nominal starting date is October 1, 2019 or as soon thereafter as possible. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will work with Dr. Meg Schwamb to develop and exploit next-generation tools for analysing and interpreting future observations and Solar System moving object detections from the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST).

To read the full details and to apply, visit:

Application Deadline: Monday, June 3, 2019

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Meg Schwamb, email:

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