ACADEMY SCIENTIST (F/M/X)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 Apr 2024

22 Feb 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

Austrian Academy of Sciences,The Space Research Institute (IWF)
Research Field

Astronomy » Astrophysics
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
Country

Austria
Application Deadline

30 Apr 2024 - 23:59 (Europe/Brussels)
Type of Contract

To be defined
Job Status

Full-time
Hours Per Week

40
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

 

Job ID: IWF017AS124

The Space Research Institute ( IWF ) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW ) , Austria’s leading non-university research and science institution, is offering a position as an

 

Academy Scientist (f/m/x)

in Satellite Laser Ranging & Space Safety

(full-time, 40h per week)

 

with tenure-track option.

 

We invite ambitious candidates who are interested in technology development for new and existing fields of satellite laser ranging (SLR) & space safety at the IWF. We strive for a tight link between SLR technology development / operation and scientific activities in the frame of space safety and ecology. New Machine Learning (ML) software technology should be considered for future development.

 

Your profile:

  • PhD in experimental physics or instrumental astrophysics
  • Experiences in the development of laser systems and/or photonics systems in SLR application
  • Successful integration of optical systems for laser ranging operation
  • Experiences with telescope/observatory operation and electronics development in the field of SLR
  • Track-record in
    • project and people management,
    • leading role(s) in SLR related subunit development, and/or
    • development of innovative SLR related hardware (e.g. photonics) and/or software (e.g. ML methods) technologies
  • Experience in deriving science output from SLR observations

 

Your tasks:

  • Strengthening the leading position of the IWF Graz as SLR institution
  • Supporting an existing research group with focus on SLR technology development and operation with a direct link to the IWF’s aspiration to contribute to the theme of space safety & space ecology
  • New developments and research in accordance with the scientific core activities of IWF
  • Managerial support (jointly with senior engineers of the research group) for existing projects (incl., big data SL projects, attitude determination) and collaborations (incl., ILRS, SDLR)
  • Proposal writing and reporting of projects in technology development
  • Coordination of the group’s activities to fulfil schedule requirements
  • Supervision of group members and publication activities

 

The appointment begins as early as July 01st 2024 for initially 4 years with tenure-track option. We offer an annual gross salary of € 66.501,40 which may be adjusted according to the level of experience according to the collective agreement of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

 

Applications must include a cover letter in addition to (1) curriculum vitae, (2) list of publications, (3) statement of relevant past experience (max 2 page), (4) a research & development plan (max 2 pages), (5) certificates for full academic record, and (6) two references letters.

 

Please send the application as one PDF file (Job ID: IWF017AS124) to [email protected] no later than 30th, April 2024. Inquiries about the position should be directed to Cosima Muck.

 

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity. Individuals from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

 


Requirements
Research Field
Astronomy » Astrophysics
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Additional Information
Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
The Space Research Institute (IWF)
Country
Austria
Geofield


Where to apply
E-mail

[email protected]

Contact
City

Graz
Website

http://www.oeaw.ac.at/iwf

STATUS: EXPIRED

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