Monday, 6 December 2021
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Vera C. Rubin Observatory LSST

The South African Astronomical Observatory( SAAO) and the Astronomy Department of the University of Cape Tow (UCT) invite applications for a 3 year joint postdoctoral position related to the Vera C. Rubin Observatory's Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST), with a focus on cataclysmic variables, compact binaries or related objects.

We seek an outstanding individual to join the research group let by Professor David Buckley, who is a South Afriican LSST Principal Investigator involved in optical transient follow-up. The candidate should have observational experience, ideally associated with discoveries or follow-up studies from survey data of the above mentioned target objects. The appointee will become a Junior Alliliate on the South African LSST Transient program, involving preparatory work ahead of the main survey, due to start in 2024.


Publication Date:
Thu, 11 Nov 2021 - 18:45
SARChI postdoctoral position in extragalactic MeerKAT HI Science University of Cape Town

The Department of Astronomy of the University of Cape Town is offering a postdoctoral position to work with Prof D J Pisano, South African Research Chair in Extragalactic Multi-wavelength Astronomy, on HI-data obtained with the recently completed 64-dish MeerKAT radio telescope of the South African Radio Astronomical Radio Observatory.

Publication Date:
Thu, 28 Oct 2021 - 16:00
Call for Applications for the National Astrophysics and Space Science Programme (NASSP) Honours Degree 2022
Application deadline: 31 August 2021

The National Honours Programme in Astrophysics and Space Science (NASSP) is currently offered at three university nodes in collaboration with other partner universities. The three nodes are at: University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN – Westville Campus), University of Cape Town (UCT), and North-West University (NW

Publication Date:
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 14:00
2022 MSc and PhD Research Opportunities in Astronomy

The department of Astronomy at UCT offers research opportunities for students who wants to pursue Masters and PhD

Publication Date:
Wed, 19 May 2021 - 11:30