LIGHT BRIDGES ADVANCED FELLOWSHIP at the NATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTION OF THAILAND (NARIT): "Researcher in Astronomy and Related Technologies"

LIGHT BRIDGES ADVANCED FELLOWSHIP at the NATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTION OF THAILAND (NARIT): "Researcher in Astronomy and Related Technologies"

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LIGHT BRIDGES ADVANCED FELLOWSHIP at the NATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTION OF THAILAND (NARIT): "Researcher in Astronomy and Related Technologies"

A project by Light Bridges in support of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias and the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand.

 

Light Bridges is looking for a researcher in Astronomy interested in a professional internship in Thailand (Chiang Mai) with a fellowship.

The research will be coordinated and organized by Light Bridges, in collaboration with the ICEX Trade and Investment, the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias and the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand.

The internship will be conducted with researchers at NARIT and IAC and the supervision of Light Bridges, and will be focused on TRANSIENTS-TIME DOMAIN ASTRONOMY using the Two-meter Twin Telescope (TTT) with multi-band SDSS (u', g', r', i', z) filters, in coordination with NARIT telescope network facility.


Experience in the development of algorithms and programming skills in Python are essential for eligibility.
Economic support in the form of a grant of 25,700 euros per twelve months.
 


You must have vocation and research capacity in astronomy, excellent deduction and induction skills, orientation towards science and technology, ability to integrate into a scientific team in the host country. Proactive and autonomous nature.
Mentoring from Light Bridges and collaboration with foreign and Spanish professional astronomers.
English language proficiency equivalent to C1 level is required, without the need for an official certificate.

 

Tutors during the Fellowship: Dr. Wiphu Rujopakarn (NARIT)Dr. Miquel Serra-Ricart (IAC) and Dr. Antonio Maudes (Light Bridges).

Tasks

- As a recipient of the "Light Bridges Advanced Fellowship" your main responsibilities will be:

- Developing collaboration and research skills at the host institution.

- Training in the knowledge of the local, regional, and multilateral science system, both in Spain and in the country of fellowship development.

- Monitoring and proposing, if applicable, joint opportunities in the science system in the field of astronomy and its related technologies.

- Training and participation in the development and control of the robotic telescopes of the Two-meter Twin Telescope (TTT) and other science projects of Light Bridges.

- Supporting Light Bridges' Internationalization Plan at the destination.

Place of fellowship

The selected candidate will carry out a minimum of nine months of Fellowship at Chiang Mai, Thailand in a stimulating and enthusiastic work environment, with researchers and students from various countries.

The Fellow will also collaborate with the appropriate IAC Research Group to carry out the investigations, and may enjoy a preparatory stay at the Observatorio del Teide (Tenerife) Spain, to get acquainted with the Two-meter Twin Telescope capabilities, managed by Light Bridges.

The IAC is a Severo Ochoa Center of Excellence since 2011, a prestigious recognition granted by the Spanish government to leading research centers. For more information on the IAC research program, its observatories and the Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC) visit the IAC's web.

Requirements to apply

1. Younger than 30 years.

2. EU National.

3. Spanish resident.

4. BA, MA, or PhD, or equivalent degree in Physics, Astronomy, Mathematics, or similar.

5. Experience in the development of algorithms and programming skills in Python are essential for eligibility.

 

More information at https://narit.lightbridges.es/#hero