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     Date Submitted:23-04-2015
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     Current job:PhD student in Astrophysics
     Employment Term:Either
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Operators, Launch Systems, Space Tourism
     KeywordsAdaptable, analytical, creative and organized.
    CV

     

    Current position

    • 2014/15. Doing an international collaboration as PhD student in UCM, Spain (Universidad Complutense de Madrid): CARMENES project (Calar Alto high-Resolution search for M dwarfs with Exoearths with Near-infrared and optical Échelle Spectrographs).
    • 2014/15. Physics and Mathematics tutor for Bachelor and High School level in Las Rozas Academy (Gea Educativa S.L.) Madrid, Spain.

     

    Education and training

    • 2014. Spanish Licenciatura in Physics, specializing in Astrophysics, 314.5 ECTS (Similar toBSc in Physics plus MSc in Astrophysics),UCM.
    • 2011/12. Erasmus studentship in Linköping University, Sweden (M.Sc. in Physics)

     

    Research skills and experience

    • 2014. Research project in UCM: “Search and analysis of M dwarfs’ spectra in public archives”, involved in CARMENES project.
    • Domain of experimental techniques in astrophysics: astronomical image reduction and spectra extraction, spectroscopy and photometry. Exoplanet detection methods (transit and radial velocity method).
    • Extensive experience reducing, extracting and analyzing high and low-resolution spectra from several instruments.
    • Specific courses:

    2015. NEON (Network of European Observatories in the North) observing School in Asiago astrophysical observatory. 10 days. Low dispersion spectroscopy and classification of astronomical objects (lectures, observation, data reduction and analysis)

    2014. SVO (Spanish Virtual Observatory) in Astrobiology Center, ESAC, Madrid. 2 days.  Virtual observatory tools: TopCat, Aladin, VOSpec, SPLAT, STILTS, VOSA.

    2014. Web Of Science, EndNote, Journal Citation Report and Essential Science Indicators. Search and management of scientific articles.

     

    Publications

    • Preparation of the CARMENES input catalogue: Mining public archives for stellar parameters and spectra of M dwarfs with Master thesis students,D. Montes, J. A. Caballero, F. J. Alonso-Floriano, M. Cortes-Contreras, E. González-Alvarez, D. Hidalgo, G. Holgado, M. Llamas, H. Martinez et al. 2014, Proceedings of Cool Stars 18. Flagstaff, Arizona (USA), 2014

     

    Languages

    • Spanish. Mother tongue
    • English. C1: First Certificate in English.
    • French. A2.
    • Swedish. A1: One year in Sweden.

     

    Computer skills

    • OS: Linux, MacOS and Windows.
    • Astronomical software: IRAF, MIDAS, VO tools (TopCat, Aladin, VOSpec…).

    Astronomical databases: NED, ESO, SIMBAD, Vizier.

    • Processing, calculation and data analysis programs: Matlab, OriginLab, Mathcad.
    • Domain of Microsoft Office and OpenOffice.

    Courses:

          Linux and OpenOffice. 40 hours.

          Data processing with Microsoft Excel. 40 hours.

          Text processing with Microsoft Word. 40 hours.

     

    Additional information

    • Work experience combined with my studies: Science tutor, salesman in El Corte Inglés and Inditex group, news dealer in Unicampus Media S.L.
    • B driving license and own car.
    • Full time availability and willingness to travel.

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