Project 9

Project description: The overall goal of the project is to provide accurate predictions of CME arrival to Earth and beyond using statistics-based approaches. The assumption is that observations from wide-angle viewpoints (like from STEREO) will not be regularly available to allow 3D reconstruction of CME parameters for forecasting of the CME arrival.
More information of the project: Dr. Dario Del Moro (dario.delmoro (a)

Host: Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy. 
Secondment Host: University of Sheffield, UK. 
Industrial Training: HSPF (solar observations, 1 month), NEXT (3 months; industrial training).

Project specific requirements

Mobility rule: The applicant must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Italy for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the call deadline ( see details for the MSCA mobility rule here). 

Preferred skills: Advanced Programming skills, especially with Python
Desired Skills: Good knowledge of widely used Astrophysical Python libraries (e.g. numpy, astropy, sunpy, …)

Host degree requirements: MSc (120 ECTS) or equivalent degree in Physics or Astronomy (and related fields). The candidate has to be officially admitted to the University of Rome Tor Vergata Doctoral Program.
Secondment host degree requirements: MSc degree or equivalent in applied maths or in a related field (primarily physics or astronomy; other science or engineering degrees may be marginally admissible) with a grade of about 70 % or above. Applicants still pursuing their MSc studies should obtain their degree before starting. The candidate has to be officially admitted to PhD studies  at Sheffield University. For more detailed information aboout the admission process see here.

Host language requirement: English
Secondment host language requirement: Read the requirement from here.

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Application deadline extended to 17th of June 2021.