13 April 2011

Early Stage Researcher Marie Curie Fellowship Two positions opened at Politecnico di Torino

Applications are invited for the above posts as part of an exciting Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN) funded by the FP7 PEOPLE Program, entitled TRANSMIT Training Research and Applications Network to Support the Mitigation of Ionospheric Threats. Research will aim to counter the serious problems posed by the Earth’s ionosphere to, principally, Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), in particular when are related to extreme solar events, as frequently reported in the media during times of high sunspot activity. The next solar maximum is predicted for 2013 and TRANSMIT aims to tackle the threat it will pose to GNSS through an integrated program of academic and industrial training, including a comprehensive set of courses and secondments.

The following two positions are opened at POLITECNICO di TORINO. All the info are available here.

Tools for mitigation of effects on GNSS Augmentation systems

Radio Occultation for ionospheric monitoring

Application Deadline: May 16th, 2011

Positions are available from August/September 2011 and will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of up to three years.