GAVO is hiring (Sep 2008)
In the context of the European Virtual Observatory effort AIDA the German Virtual Observatory GAVO (http://www.g-vo.org) seeks an Astrophysicist or a Computer Scientist for a position at Zentrum für Astronomie Heidelberg, Germany.
Development of services and technologies for the publication of astronomical data as well as their preparation and documentation; support of scientists interested in publishing in or using the VO; cooperation with other European and international projects in the VO area; organization of international workshops.
- at least a Master's degree or equivalent in either physics, astrophysics, or computer science
- solid knowledge of at least one field of astronomy
- solid skills in software development (our work currently is based mainly on Python, Java, C, and SQL)
- proficiency in English and preferably German
The position is for a fixed term of 24 months (i.e., until the end of the AIDA project). The compensation is governed by the German Tarifvertrag der Länder on level E13 (between 2900 and 3500 Euros per month gross).
Please send your applications to Markus Demleitner, firstname.lastname@example.org, Mönchhofstr. 12-14, 69120 Heidelberg. Applications in electronic from are highly preferred. For further information, send mail to the address above or call ++49 6221 54 1837.
Applications are welcome until 2008-09-30.