XMM-Newton-NEWS  #264,    6-Mar-2023

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  • ESA staff position as Science Operations Scientist in High-Energy Astronomy
  • X-vision 2023

ESA staff position as Science Operations Scientist in High-Energy Astronomy

The European Space Agency is about to publish a vacancy in the Directorate of Science in a position assigned jointly to the XMM-Newton and INTEGRAL missions. A Ph.D. in Astrophysics is required for this post.

Initially, the selected person will be responsible for high-energy Astronomy cross-calibration, scientific data processing and archive product generation, working in close collaboration with the staff in missions currently in operations and in the ESAC Science Data Centre, and coordinating the work of the companies providing services to support these tasks.

Working in this position will mean a significant role in calibration and especially cross-calibration of current and upcoming high-energy missions, as well as in the shaping the future of data processing and archives for these missions, with the possibility of evolving into coordination and managerial tasks.

Applications from all qualified candidates of ESA member states irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, beliefs, age, disability or other characteristics, are welcome.

Please check jobs.esa.int for further information.

X-vision 2023

The "X-ray Vision of the Energetic Universe", a joint IAU I-HOW and COSPAR Capacity Building Workshop in X-ray Astronomy, was held on February 6-17, 2023, in North-West University Potchefstroom, South Africa.

The programme of the Workshop, PDF versions of the presentations and links to the video recordings of most of them are available at:



The videos can also be found on the dedicated X-Vision 2023 channel:



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XMM-Newton SOC