Research Associate

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
19 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2020
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

The Physics Department at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) invites applications for a Research Associate position in Astronomy. The successful applicant will work with Dr. Rim Fares on a project aiming at characterizing interactions in both a close-in exoplanet (star-planet interactions) and a binary system. Candidates should have completed a PhD in Astronomy, Astrophysics or related fields. A background in observational astronomy with an experience in spectroscopy is desired. An experience in analyzing spectroplarimetric data is a plus. Candidates with experience in theoretical modelling of interactions in exoplanets and binary systems will also be considered.

The contract is for one year and a half. The application should include a CV, a cover letter, a research statement and three letters of reference. The position will remain available until filled. Applications submitted before July 1st will receive best consideration. The nominal starting date is August 1, 2020, but negotiable. UAEU is the largest public sector University of United Arab Emirates.

The position offers a competitive monthly tax-free salary and a free medical insurance package for the applicant.

Minimum Qualification

PhD in Astronomy, Astrophysics or related fields

Preferred Qualification

PhD in Astronomy, Astrophysics or related fields D

ivision College of Science - (COS)
Department Physics - (COS)
Job Close Date 30-09-2020
Job Category Academic - Post-Doctoral

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