Jobs

The Royal Observatory of Belgium (ROB) is looking for a scientist (with a Master or PhD) to join the team of the DELPHFI project, aimed at increasing our understanding and prediction capabilities of solar flares using Deep Learning techniques.

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The Royal Observatory of Belgium (ROB) is a key provider of GNSS services to EPOS (European Plate Observing System) and EUREF (IAG sub-commission for Europe). The hired researcher will be part of an international team working in a dynamic and operational environment, and interacting with GNSS teams all over the world. We are looking for a passionate scientist who can work both autonomously and collaboratively.

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In the frame of the BRAIN-be 2.0 project BELSHAKE funded by the Belgian Science Policy Office, the Operational Directorate Seismology & Gravimetry of the Royal Observatory of Belgium is recruiting a PhD student to compile an earthquake ground-motion database for Belgium and to use these data to evaluate existing and develop new ground-motion models for application in Belgium.

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The Royal Observatory of Belgium (ROB) is looking for scientists in the frame of research projects devoted to the validation of heliospheric simulations (EUHFORIA) on the basis of observations from recently launched space missions.

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The aim of this project is to improve and refine our understanding of the formation and evolution of Mercury’s interior from current and future rotation data by developing two separate but closely related pathways, building upon the expertise within the planetary research group at the Royal Observatory of Belgium. We will extend rotation theory to include flow in the outer liquid core and develop a new thermal modelling of Mercury’s core to improve the interpretation of geodesy data in terms of interior properties. Planetary geodesy - the study of the rotation, gravity field and shape of a planet – currently constitutes the main source of information on Mercury’s interior.

The candidate will contribute to the development of one or both of the two research topics in collaboration with several planetary scientists from the ROB. The candidate will also assist in the writing of peer reviewed publications and scientific reports.

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The Operational Directorate “Seismology-Gravimetry” of the Royal Observatory of Belgium is looking for an experienced seismologist to strengthen its team on the topic of induced seismicity to contribute to fulfilling its tasks and missions.

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