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Junior Research Assistant position

Description

INTRODUCTION

Applications are invited for a Junior Research Assistant position to work with Dr. Ignasi Ribas at the Institute of Space Studies of Catalonia (IEEC-CSIC) in Barcelona. 

EMPLOYMENT TYPE

The successful candidate will collaborate on the building of a tool to fit precise photometry and radial velocities simultaneously by considering the effects of stellar surface active regions. The position will be for 1 year.

SELECTION CRITERIA

A Degree in Physics or a related field is required. Excellent command of programming languages such as python and C is essential, as well as expertise in the use of mathematical tools such as MCMC and evolutionary algorithms. Research experience in the field of stellar activity will be valued. 

CONTACT AND DEADLINE

Applications should include a CV, a summary of previous and current research (max 2 pages) and be submitted electronically in PDF format to I. Ribas (iribas@ieec.cat). Deadline is October 27, 2017.