Automation Of Casa-Based Pipelines For Bulk Processing Of Vlbi Data To Obtain High-Fidelity Images...

Universities and Institutes of Greece
December 01, 2022
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  • Organisation/Company: Institute of Astrophysics - FORTH
  • Research Field: Astronomy › Astrophysics
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 01/12/2022 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • Location: Greece › Heraklion
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/02/2023
  • Eu Research Framework Programme: HE
  • Reference Number: ERC-2021-STG, GA 101040021
  • PhD student position in Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) data calibration and analysis mainly using the Common Astronomy Software Applications (CASA) package. The primary objective of the current Ph. D. position is the development of a CASA pipeline that can be used to calibrate a substantial amount of VLBI data without the need of human inter vention. The Ph. D. candidate will also focus on the follow-up and scientific exploitation of data of sources which have high probability of being milli-lens systems, as well as sources which instead have been discarded as milli-lens candidates but they still make interesting scientific cases.


    Monthly salary: 1100 euros (net)

    Selection process

    The result of the selection will be announced on the website of IA - FORTH.

    Candidates have the right to appeal the selection decision, by addressing their written objection to the IA secretariat within five (5) days since the results announcement on the web. They also have the right to access (a) the files of the candidates as well as (b) the table of candidates' scores (ranking of candidates results). All the above information related to the selection procedure will be available at the secretariat of IA - FORTH in line with the Hellenic Data Protection Authority.

    Offer Requirements Skills/Qualifications

    The successful candidate needs to have a Bachelor Degree and Master Degree in Physics (or related fields) and good programming skills. Moreoveor, the candidate has to be already enrolled in a PhD program.

    The aformentioned required qualifications will be judged as follows:

  • Degree titles and past research experience (50%)

  • Experience in scripting in Python (50%)

  • Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Institute of Astrophysics - FORTH
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https:// www.
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  • Country: Greece
  • City: Heraklion
  • State/Province: Crete
  • Postal Code: GR-700 13
  • Street: N. Plastira 100, Vasilika Vouton
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