Square Kilometer Array (SKA) Young Professionals Development Program 2018 for South Africans


Application Deadline: 30 April 2017

The SKA SA selects brilliant, youthful and excited graduates through its Young Professionals Development Program. The SKA venture is a universal push to produce the world’s biggest radio telescope, with a square kilometer (one million square meters) of gathering range.

Youthful Professionals (YPs) utilized by the SKA SA to date are included in energizing examination work, including:

Directing early science perceptions with MeerKAT and SKA

Working KAT-7 and MeerKAT

Investigating cosmology frameworks

Preparing expansive volumes of information and creating information examination devices

Helping with physical setup reviews, making hardware structures and breaking down unwavering quality and disappointment of frameworks

Port flag preparing calculations to quickening agents, for example, GPUs

Utilizing LLVM and Python for superior programming and dialect virtualisation

Creating proficient GPU handling utilizing Python

Creating power proficient processing utilizing interchange register structures, for example, ARM and Power

Outlining high affectability cryogenically cooled radio beneficiaries

Creating answers for rapid digitization of radio recurrence signals, reconfigurable figuring, supercomputing and machine learning, information transport and capacity, adjustment and imaging of radio sources, frameworks control and checking and computerized flag handling for radio space science

YPs with a Bachelors Degree, or a National Diploma, will be relied upon to finish a Honors or B.Tech degree, individually, amid the primary year of joining the YPD program. Just once this degree is finished will the competitor meet all requirements for all day work inside the venture.

YPs with the significant postgraduate capability are enlisted for a time of up to three years, and are required to seek after low maintenance Masters or Doctoral degree amid their situation inside the program. Notwithstanding work-based involvement, the YPs are guided to build up the essential aptitudes required by youthful experts in any work environment condition.

Applications for the 2018 scholarly year

Just South African subjects are qualified with one of the accompanying scholarly capabilities:

In conclusive year of a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic or potentially Computer Engineering

In conclusive year of a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Electronics Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering or potentially Radio Frequency Engineering

In conclusive year of a Bachelor of Mechanical/Electromechanical/Mechatronics Engineering

In conclusive year of Bachelor’s Degree in Building Environment (Architecture, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Project Management)

In conclusive year of a Bachelor of Science with Mathematics and Physics as majors, or with Mathematics and Computer Science as majors

Finishing a Bachelor of Science Honors in Astronomy/Astrophysics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, or in Physics

In second and last year of a Masters Degree in Electronic Engineering or Observational Radio Astronomy

Present the accompanying reports as a SINGLE PDF record to apply:

Refreshed Curriculum Vitae;

Confirmed South African ID report;

Confirmed college transcripts;

Confirmed duplicate of degree(s);

One reference letter from a college speaker or proposition/extend chief rousing why you ought to be chosen for the YPD program

Email to ypdp@ska.ac.za

Due date for applications: 30 April 2017

Just fruitful candidates will be reached in the wake of shutting of utilization due date. Inadequate applications will be consequently precluded. Late applications won’t be considered.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the SKA South Africa Young Professionals Development Program 2018

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