Astronomy and Space Science, Physics: Astrophysics
The International Lunar Observatory Association of Kamuela, Hawaii, and the National Astronomical Observatories of China, Beijing, request applications for Research Fellow for the NAOC / ILOA Lunar-based Ultraviolet Telescope (LUT) data reduction, processing, and utilization project. LUT is the first and only robotic telescope on the surface of the Moon, and is the only instrument on Chang’e-3 lander that is still functioning. This Astronomy from the Moon fellowship aims to maximize science output from LUT operating on Chang’e-3 Moon lander since 2013 by: •Processing raw LUT data into products available for use by science community worldwide •Conducting research using LUT, publishing at least 2 papers and presenting at conferences •Promoting LUT and inviting proposals for observations with LUT leading to published results.
Duration: 2 Years Qualifications: PhD (or equivalent), English / Chinese language proficiency Salary: US$60,000 annually Related urls: www.iloa.org or http://english.nao.cas.cn Please send any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: 2 year position; funded by National Astronomical Observatories of China, and International Lunar Observatory Association
About National Astronomical Observatories of China, and International Lunar Observatory Association
International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA) is an interglobal enterprise incorporated in Hawaii as a 501(c)(3) non-profit to help realize the multifunctional ILO -- to advance human knowledge of the Cosmos through observation from our Moon, and to participate in lunar base build-out. The ILOA also since 2008 has co-sponsored with its Space Age Publishing Company affiliate an international series of Galaxy Forums and a Lunar Commercial Communications Workshop.
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