Researcher

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Location Hermanus, South Africa
Date Posted Feb 11, 2021
Category Market & Customer Research Jobs
Job Type Full-time

Description

Duties (not limited to this list):
•Publish and present research results in peer review journals, conferences and other appropriate channels
•Train and mentor postgraduate students and interns
•Identify opportunities for international and national collaborations and partnerships.
•Identify funding sources and write proposals for grants.
•Contract research
•Science Advancement

Projects will be tailored to individuals, depending on skills and interest and are not limited to any specific topic mentioned, however they must fit into the space science thematic areas. Preference will be given to skills sets and research fields that advance SANSA’s operational space weather ambitions.
Requirements
The ideal candidates will have:
•PhD – Space Science/Space Physics/Applied Mathematics
•1-3 years’ postdoctoral experience
•Early career research track record that demonstrates the ability to do independent research
•High impact publications, co-investigator on funded grants,
•Experience in delivering lectures and seminars
•A successful supervision record and participation in science advancement activities.
•Programming skills with a preference for Python
•The ability to work independently and as part of the team

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