The Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA) seeks to hire a Research Officer to provide software and systems support for astronomical use of the Western Cape Data Intensive Research Facility. The facility provides computing and storage resources for data intensive astronomy research programs, with focus on the MeerKAT large survey programs and other SKA pathfinder projects. IDIA is developing cloud-based solutions to provide services and software systems for research teams to process, analyse and mine large radio astronomy data sets.
The Research Officer will:
The position will be an initial three-year contract limited term appointment in the Faculty of Science at the University of Cape Town.
The annual cost of employment, including benefits is between R478 207 and R639 848.
To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Ms Tracy Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.
An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete.
Telephone: 021 650 4505 Website: www.idia.ac.za
Reference number: E18151 Closing date: 31 March 2018
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