Research Assistant II – Department of Physics and Astronomy

Applications are to be received by:  4:30 PM on April 30, 2019

Classification: Research Assistant II
Employee Group: PSAC
Job Title: Research Assistant
Department: Department of Physics & Astronomy
Wage: $12.85 per hour
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week
Start Date: June 3, 2019
Number of Positions Available: 1
Length of Appointment:  7 weeks
Date Issued: April 22, 2019

Assistance with gravitational lensing and plasma lensing calculations

  • Focusing on lensing theory and mathematical model building, which will include finding the solution of some problems numerically
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Should have a strong background in mathematical and computational physics
  • Must have proficiency in (or be willing to learn) Octave and/or MATLAB programming languages for the numerical aspect of the research

To Apply:
Please send your cover letter and resume of related work experience to:

Dr. Adam Rogers
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Brandon University, Brandon, MB; R7A 6A9

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