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Location: Trieste, Italy

Postdoctoral Research Associate Positions in Astrophysics at SISSA

The Astrophysics Sector of the International School for Advanced Studies of Trieste, Italy ( expects to have an opening for at least two research associate (postdoc) positions starting in Fall 2010. The positions are for two years and can be possibly extended for a further third year. Read the full advertisement here:

The research areas covered by the Sector include: relativistic astrophysics, early universe physics, cosmic microwave background, large scale structure, galaxies, dark matter, galactic and extragalactic black holes, high energy astrophysics, and gravitation theory. We welcome applications from all candidates, especially those whose research interests complement or enhance those of our group.

Applicants should register with and then submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a research statement giving a brief description of past research and future plans, and provide the names and email addresses of at least two referees who we will automatically contact. The online application form for these posts is at

Completed applications should be received no later than December 31, 2009.