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Job Advertisement: Closing Date 17th August 2009

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE - NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL of CANADA (NRC)
NRC Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics (NRC-HIA)
Dominion Astrophysical Observatory (DAO)
Millimetre Astronomy Group (MAG)
5071 West Saanich Road
Victoria, BC V9E 2E7
CANADA
Fax: 250-363-8766
Telephone: 250-363-0050
E-mail enquiries: [log in to unmask]
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Related URL: English:
http://careers-carrieres.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/main_e.html
                      French:  
http://careers-carrieres.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/main_f.html

The National Research Council of Canada's Herzberg Institute of
Astrophysics (NRC-HIA) has an opening for a Research Associate working
with the Millimetre Astronomy Group (MAG) for the James Clerk Maxwell
Telescope (JCMT).  The position is to be based at the Joint Astronomy
Centre in Hilo, HI, USA.

The Research Associateship is for a maximum of three years; the initial
appointment of two years may be extended for one further year (subject
to performance and availability of funds).  The successful candidate
will carry out a program of high-caliber astronomical research, which
includes use of the SCUBA-2 sub-millimetre camera at the Joint Astronomy
Centre.

The Research Associateship is offered to an outstanding recent doctoral
graduate in astronomy/astrophysics.  Applicants must have acquired their
PhD within the last five years or expect to obtain the degree before
starting the Associateship in 2009. Application should be made by 17
August 2009, via the process described in the poster for competition
40-08-22-1 at the above noted URL address.

Please note that you must submit a statement of proposed research, which
includes the use of the SCUBA-2 sub-mm camera, along with your cv, cover
letter, publication list, and at least two letters of reference.  For
further information about the facilities and research programmes at DAO,
please contact [log in to unmask]
<mailto:[log in to unmask]> . A starting date of late 2009
is envisaged.

NRC is an equal opportunity employer.

Vous pouvez obtenir ces renseignements en fran=E7ais au site web
indiqu=E9 ci-haut.

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