[ASA] Postdoctoral position in Radio Astronomy at University of Tasmania

Simon Ellingsen simon.ellingsen at utas.edu.au
Mon Apr 23 16:29:08 AEST 2018

The following position may be of interest to ASA members :

The University of Tasmania is currently advertising for a postdoctoral researcher in radio astronomy.

The Postdoctoral Researcher will work on the ARC Discovery project “The Scale and Structure of the Milky Way” to make trigonometric parallax measurements using very long baseline interferometry.  They will work with the Chief and Partner Investigators on the ARC project, as well as PhD and research students.

In the role you will:

• Assist with the scheduling, observation and analysis of trigonometric parallax through very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) observations with the AuScope array and potentially other VLBI arrays.
• Participate in preparing the results of the project for publication in refereed journals, presentation at national and international conferences and to the public in outreach events.
• Undertake other duties required to fulfil the research program as outlined in the ARC Discovery application for Scale and Structure of the Milky Way as assigned by the supervisor.

The deadline for applications is 21 May 2018 and more information on the position and how to apply can be found at


Simon Ellingsen
Professor, Head of Discipline (Physics),
Academic Co-lead for Athena SWAN,
School of Natural Sciences
College of Sciences and Engineering
University of Tasmania
Private Bag 37
Hobart TAS 7001
+61 3 6226 7588


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