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Max Planck Partner Group postdoctoral positions at IISER-TVM (India)

Max Planck Partner Group on Cosmology and Gravity, IISER-Thiruvananthapuram intends to appoint two postdoctoral positions in the areas of early-universe cosmology, classical and quantum gravity. A Ph.D. degree and relevant research experience are required for these posts. The positions can start as early as 1st March 2012 and before 1st August 2012.

Both these posts are funded under the Max Planck Partner group on cosmology. Currently, the group has 2 post-doctorate fellows and 2 Ph.D. students. Please see the URL http://www.iisertvm.ac.in/~shanki/group.html about the group and its activities. The group strongly interacts with the Max Planck Partner Group on Gravitational waves at IISER-TVM. The fellows of this Partner Group will have the opportunity to visit and interact with members of Albert Einstein Institute, Golm.

The positions are available for a period of up to two years. Informal enquiries can be made to S. Shankaranarayanan (shanki[AT]iisertvm.ac.in).

Salary: Rs. 2,64,000 – Rs. 2,88,000 per annum

Deadline: 16 January 2012

To apply please send CV, research statement and have at least two letters of reference sent by email to: shanki[AT]iisertvm.ac.in with the subject “Application for MP-PG positions – Candidate name”.