SMILE SXI Instrument Software Scientist

24 July 2017

A new postdoctoral position has been created at UCL’s Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL, based at Holmbury St. Mary, near Dorking in Surrey), the home of UCL’s Department of Space and Climate Physics. For administrative purposes the Department is part of the UCL Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MAPS). The position will entail creating and analysing science and instrument simulations, and designing and coding elements of the Soft X-ray Imager (SXI) Pipeline Processing Software. The SXI is the primary instrument onboard the SMILE (Solar wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer, http://www.mssl.ucl.ac.uk/SMILE/) mission which is currently under joint development by the European Space Agency and the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

This full time post is available from September 1st, 2017, initially for a period of 19 months, with the likelihood of being renewed for a further 3 years. The salary will be at Research Grade 7 (in the range £ 31,076 – 38,183 per annum). 

Further details about MSSL can be found on http://www.ucl.ac.uk/mssl  For further information regarding the post please contact Prof. Graziella Branduardi-Raymont (g.branduardi-raymont@ucl.ac.uk). If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Libby Daghorn (l.daghorn@ucl.ac.uk).

A Job and Person Specification is available to download.

To apply, please visit the UCL Jobs site

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