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Position: Postdoctoral researcher in the field of astroparticle physics (m/f)
Institution: University of Nova Gorica
Location: Nova Gorica, City Municipality of Nova Gorica, Slovenia
Duties: analysis of the properties of the ultra-high energy cosmic ray events using the Pierre Auger Observatory data; simulations of the propagation and interactions of ultra-high energy cosmic rays using CRPropa tool; optimization of the CTA observation strategies for the UHECR science case
Requirements: have a PhD degree in the relevant field of Physics or Astrophysics; have research experience in numerical modeling and data analysis; be independent, have team spirit for international collaborative work; have a good command of the English language
   
Text: University of Nova Gorica University Study Research e-UNG English Slovenščina Postdoctoral researcher in the field of astroparticle physics (m/f) April 26, 2019 University of Nova Gorica announces an postdoctoral researcher in the field of astroparticle physics job vacancy. Evaluations of applications will start on 31 May 2019. Applications received after this date will be taken into account until the position has been filled. Candidates are expected to: have a PhD degree in the relevant field of Physics or Astrophysics, have research experience in numerical modeling and data analysis, be independent, have team spirit for international collaborative work, have a good command of the English language. Applicants familiar with numerical and analytical studies of non-thermal processes in astroparticle physics are in particular encouraged to apply. Good knowledge of cosmic ray propagation study tools such as CPRropa or SimProp would be a welcome asset. The successful candidate will be directly involved in the research activities of the Center for Astrophysics and Cosmology of the University of Nova Gorica, and will work on the research project N1-0111 “Identification of cosmic ray sources amongst jetted active galaxies”, which is jointly funded by Slovenian Research Agency ( ARRS ) and FWF Der Wissenschaftsfonds, Austria. The purpose of the research project is to determine to which extent ultra-high energy ( UHE , ≥ 10 EeV) cosmic rays (CRs) originate from jetted active galactic nuclei using the Pierre Auger Observatory data. Slovenian part of the project task includes simulations of the propagation and interactions of UHECRs, as well as estimation of accompanying secondary photon emission. Characteristic UHECR features stemming from jets of active galaxies, and verifiable by the near-future Cherenkov Telescope Array ( CTA ), will be also predicted. The main duties of the candidate will be: analysis of the properties of the ultra-high energy cosmic ray events using the Pierre Auger Observatory data, simulations of the propagation and interactions of ultra-high energy cosmic rays using CRPropa tool, optimization of the CTA observation strategies for the UHECR science case. The position will be available as soon as the selection is completed with the appointment for three years. Please submit: curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing your research experience and interests, list of publications, names and contact data of two experts that can referee for the candidate. Applications should be sent by e-mail as a single file in pdf format to the University of Nova Gorica personnel office, address Tea Stibilj Nemec ( tea.stibilj.nemec@ung.si ) For further questions please contact: doc. dr. Serguei Vorobiov ( sergey.vorobyev@ung.si ) Attachments Advertising Further information Applications and further information: Tea Stibilj Nemec phone: 386 5 620 58 22 e-mail: tea.stibilj.nemec@ung.si University of Nova Gorica Vipavska 13 SI-5000 Nova Gorica Slovenia info@ung.si Contact UNG Addresses and Locations Staff directory Support UNG Foundation UNG University Shop Follow UNG YouTube Facebook Instagram Linkedin Schools School of Environmental Sciences School of Engineering and Management School of Science School of Humanities School for Viticulture and Enology School of Arts Graduate School Laboratories Laboratory for Environmental and Life Sciences Laboratory of Organic Matter Physics Materials Research Laboratory Laboratory of Quantum Optics Research Centres Center for Astrophysics and Cosmology Center for Atmospheric Research Centre for Information Technologies and Applied Mathematics Wine Research Centre Research Centre for Humanities Center for Cognitive Science of Language Resources & Offices Student Office International Office University Library Alumni club Career Center Project Office Publisher of UNG Jobs at UNG This web site proudly uses Django and Bootstrap Choose your language English Slovenščina
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