[Met-jobs] Space-Atmospheric Interaction – Post-Doc Opportunities

Dear Colleagues,


If you know any recent Ph.D graduates who might be interested to apply for this position, please send it to them.



Post-Doctoral Research Fellow – Space and Atmospheric interactions


NASSP (National Astrophysics and Space Science Programme) at UKZN is looking for recent Doctoral degree students to pursue research study on Space – atmospheric interactions.  It is to address the impacts of unusual space events into
the neutral atmosphere using HF Radar (SuperDARN HF Radar Network), LiDAR for middle atmosphere and lower atmosphere, Riometer, Satellite observations, models and simulations.   The applicants has to be highly self-motivated, creative and excellent written
communication skills.  The selected candidate may expected to assist on NASSP teaching and co-supervision of Master/Honour’s (4th year) degree students.  The initial appointment is for an year and may renewed for additional years based on the performance and
availability of funds.


Note that it is specifically for those who have experience on the above specified instruments and work on effects on neutral atmosphere (until to 80 km).  The candidates
who have experience on use of space-borne datasets and mathematical tools are preferred.


Applicants may send the complete CV with full details of publication record and contact details of referee to



Note that the preference shall be given to South Africa
candidates (the hierarchy as follows, SA-Black/Indian/White-Female/Male….) and then follows Africa or other nationalities,
in addition to the funding node requirements..


The remuneration follows as per NASSP funding.


Looking forward to receive potential candidates….




Prof. Venkataraman Sivakumar

Discipline of Physics 
School of Chemistry and Physics,
University of KwaZulu Natal, Westville Campus,

Private Bag X54001, Durban 4001.
Tel : +27 31260  7661/1159(Lab); Fax : +27 31260 7995
Email : venkataramans@ukzn.ac.za

ResearcherID: www.researcherid.com/rid/B-4570-2009


Related to NASSP

(National Astrophysics and Space Science Programme)

Contact : nassp@ukzn.ac.za

Web : nassp.ukzn.ac.za or www.star.ac.za



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