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Deadline: 2014-02-10
Location: Perth, Australia

Postdoc/Scientist position available in Gravitational Wave Astronomy at UWA, Perth, Australia

The University of Western Australia (UWA) gravity group http://www.gravity.uwa.edu.au/ invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate or computer engineer position in the area of gravitational wave signal processing and multi-messenger astronomy for ground-based interferometric gravitational-wave detectors.

The initial appointment will be for one year, renewable to two years and possibly longer depending on funding and performance. The position is available immediately but the start date is negotiable.

We are looking for highly motivated applicants with interest in gravitational wave search pipeline development and its applications to multi-messenger astronomy. Background with astrophysics and/or supercomputing especially with the use of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) is a plus. The postdoc or scientist will have opportunities to develop their own research programs and obtain future funding support through competitive funding programs in Australia.

Informal inquiries of the position can be made to Prof. Linqing Wen by email at linqing.wen AT uwa.edu.au or to Prof. David Blair by email at david.blair AT uwa.edu.au. A complete application should include a CV including a list of publications, a statement of research interests, and names and contact information of at least three references.


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