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Armagh Observatory
College Hill
Armagh BT61 9DG
Northern Ireland
Tel: +44-(0)28-3752-2928
FAX: +44-(0)28-3752-7174

Two permanent Research Astronomer positions are available from 2006 December 1. The Observatory has full access to all UK facilities and is a member of the UK SALT Consortium.

Applicants must have a PhD in an appropriate discipline and current or previous postdoctoral employment in astronomy or a related science. It is desirable that candidates have strong research interests in any branch of solar physics, solar-terrestrial physics including climate, and stellar or Galactic astrophysics, which should strengthen or complement the Observatory's existing research profile in these areas. Candidates should also have observational, theoretical, computational or modelling expertise, and experience of obtaining and/or managing grants and running an independent research programme.

Starting salary in the range 31927 -- 47866 pounds (under review), depending on qualifications and experience. The positions are permanent posts subject to a normal retirement age of 65. Information about the Armagh Observatory may be obtained by consulting the web-site:

The closing date is 2006 September 8. Applicants should obtain an application pack from the Administrator or from the Observatory web-site, and send the completed application form together with a full curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and complete bibliography to: The Administrator, Armagh Observatory, College Hill, Armagh BT61 9DG, Northern Ireland (Tel: +44-(0)28-3752-2928; FAX: +44-(0)28-3752-7174; e-mail: References from three referees should be sent to the Administrator by the closing date.




Deadline: 2006 September 8