ann16009 — Announcement

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23 February 2016
Vacancy Announcement: Astronomer at IAU Office of Astronomy for Development

The International Astronomical Union (IAU), in partnership with the South African National Research Foundation (NRF), has established the global Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) at the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) in Cape Town, South Africa. The OAD now seeks an inspired astronomer to help us continue to realise the vision "Astronomy for a better world".

Minimum Requirements

  • PhD in astronomy-related field
  • 3 years of postdoctoral or related research work, with relevant international experience
  • Fluent in English (both written and spoken)

Location: Cape Town

Contract period: 3 years

Salary: Based on the candidate's qualifications and experience, and benchmarked against salaries of astronomers in South Africa.

How to apply and more information about the job are available on this link.



Kevin Govender
Director of IAU Office of Astronomy for Development
Cell: +27 824 878 466

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