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A fixed-term postdoctoral research position tenable at the Armagh Observatory is available from 2013 January 1 or as soon as possible thereafter for an initial period of 3 months to work with Professor J. Gerry Doyle. Fixed-term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be extended subject to availability of funding.

Candidates must have expertise in solar physics, in particular the interpretation and/or modelling of small-scale solar transient features. Expertise in the use of data from different instruments and in particular their co-alignment is essential. The research will involve looking closely at various assumptions relating to spectral line formation in the interpretation of the observational data. Full details of the position and the selection criteria are in the Job Information pack available from the Armagh Observatory web-site,

Enquiries and requests for further information may be made to Professor J. Gerry Doyle at the address below, or by e-mail to For information about Armagh Observatory, see the web-site.

The closing date is 2012 December 14. Applicants should obtain an application pack from the Administrator or from the Observatory web-site, and send the completed application form and 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: jcdat Candidates should arrange for at least one and no more than three references to be sent to the same address as early as possible to ensure full consideration of the application.

The Armagh Observatory is an equal opportunities employer.

Last Revised: 2012 December 3rd