This work relates to the development of methods and tools for the design and uncertainty quantification of space objects that are due to completely demise during re-entry. The work associated to this post will investigate both the physics of the re-entry process, including possible fragmentations, and the required computational tools to estimate the footprint of the fragments and the probability of a ground impact. The successful applicant will work in a multi-disciplinary team with members of the Department and their partners in the STARDUST-R Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Training Network.
Further Particulars of the ESR2 position: Further Particulars – MC Fellowship_ESR2_StardustR
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ESR2 will work with Coordinating Partner University of Strathclyde.
Applicants are required to complete an application form including the name of three referees who will be contacted before interview without permission, unless you indicate that you would prefer otherwise. Applicants should also submit a Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter as a single document detailing the knowledge, skills and experience you think make you the right candidate for the job together with copies of transcripts and certificates in English and two reference letters. A template CV is available below:
Applicants should confirm within their covering letter the length of time they have resided in the host country in the last three years before 1 October 2019. Applicants should also complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.