Postdoctoral Position in Multi-Object Spectroscopy on the E-ELT@Netherland

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Postdoctoral Position in Multi-Object Spectroscopy on the E-ELT@Netherland

Postdoctoral Position in Multi-Object Spectroscopy on the E-ELT at University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Successful applicants should have a PhD in astronomy, or equivalent, and affinity with instrumentation.


Scholarship Description: This postdoc position is intended to perform astronomical and technical trade-offs for E-ELT instrumentation in general and OPTIMOS-EVE in particular, in preparation for phase B. The functional description is comparable to that of instrument scientist.

The postdoc should be the NL liaison for the ESO E-ELT project office and carry out simulations in support of the E-ELT and OPTIMOS-EVE science case, in collaboration with Eline Tolstoy, Scott Trager, Marc Verheijen (Groningen), and Paul Groot (Nijmegen).

Important technical aspects relate to the fiber coupling into the spectrograph, sky-background correction, the application of dichroics, and the use of VPH gratings.
 
How to Apply: Online
 
Scholarship Application Deadline: October 3, 2011

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