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SARAO is Recruiting a Data Scientist

The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) is looking to hire a data scientist on a permanent contract to work at its facility in Cape Town, Western Cape. The data scientist will be tasked with the responsibility of conducting research and developing novel radio interferometric calibration and imaging techniques & algorithms. In addition, the data scientist will implement these techniques in software and incorporate them into data reduction pipelines and apply them to science with MeerKAT and other observatories.

Key Responsibilities

Key Requirements

Qualification

Experience

Knowledge

Additional notes

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a comprehensive CV by logging in here no later than 30 June 2022. Furthermore, applicants should include a letter of motivation indicating their suitability for the position in their applications. In addition, the applicants must provide the names and contact details of at least three referees.

South Africa’s National Research Foundation (NRF) offers a challenging career and competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience. Also, the NRF is committed to employment equity and redress, and appointments to the position will be made in line with the NRF Employment Equity Plan. In addition, the NRF reserves the right not to make an appointment and will send correspondence to short-listed candidates only.

You can get more information regarding the opening here.

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