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From: Zoltan NEMETH and Andrea OPITZ
The Space Physics Research Group at the Wigner Research Centre for Physics is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Postdoctoral Fellow. Our group is mainly focused on Space Plasma Physics, we study both heliospheric and planetary plasma processes. We are involved in the EU H2020 EUROPLANET project, we lead an "Inner Heliosphere" research project funded by the National Research, Development and Innovation Office, and we participate on Co-I level in ESA space missions such as BepiColombo, Solar Orbiter and JUICE. The successful candidate will join these activities. We expect the candidate to publish the results in peer-reviewed scientific journals and to participate actively at international conferences.
Conditions for application:
Advantage is given to:
The position will be located in Budapest, Hungary. The position is temporary employment, the contract is for two years, and will begin on 1st September 2021.
The application deadline is on 9th June 2021 15:00 CET.
For details of the application CLICK HERE
For questions please contact Dr. Andrea OPITZ (opitz dot andrea at wigner dot hu) with a copy to Dr. Zoltan NEMETH (nemeth dot zoltan at wigner dot hu).
The map editor, Henrik Hargitai graduated from the Department of Geography at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. He began his planetary mapping carreer in an intership at the Lunar and Planetary Institute, and then in the Cosmic Materials Space Research Group of Szaniszló Bérczi at ELTE, Budapest. Mapping works began in 2016 at NASA's Ames Research Center where he worked as postdoctoral fellow.
The atlas was distributed in Hungarian astronomical clubs free of charge: in January, groups of children, explorers of the future, could apply for the publication, in connection with the Perseverance landing. The students also received a transparent Hungary outline as a scale for the maps and fun activites via a QR code.
The Atlas is published in three languages: English, Hungarian and Czech.
It will be first presented to the scientific community at the March 2021 Lunar and Planetary Science Conference.