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Deadline: 2013-03-31
Location: Krakow, Poland

Copernicus Center Scholarship for Postdoctoral Researchers, Krakow, Poland

The Copernicus Center Scholarship for Postdoctoral Researchers, funded by The John Templeton Foundation, is offered to researchers in the fields of: mathematics, mathematical physics, astrophysics and cosmology. The topic of the proposed research should pertain to one of the following issues:
– Noncommutative geometry and its application in physics;
– Physical viability of metric nonlinear (higher derivative) gravity theories;
– Cosmology (with focus on symbolic computation in cosmology);
– Scientific method at its limit. Philosophical consequences of aspects theories and models.

Copernicus Center offers one scholarship for a postdoctoral stay at the Jagiellonian University at the Institute chosen by the researcher (Mathematics, Physics or Astronomy).
The scholarship in the amount of $2000 (gross amount before deductions which include: taxation and health insurance; the scholarship will be converted to PLN using current exchange rate) is awarded for 9 months (proposed starting date October 2013).

Application deadline: March 31, 2013

Eligibility: all researchers who have a PhD (in physics or astronomy or mathematics) awarded after 01.01.2006 (or who will have it awarded before the beginning of the scholarship) and are fluent in English.

Application:
Please send CV including the list of publications and a short resume of your PhD Thesis, letter of motivation, and a short description of the research project to: info[AT]copernicuscenter.edu.pl (with the title: CCPOSTDOC)

The candidates should arrange the letter of recommendation to be sent directly to the above address.

For further information concerning the research team see webpage: http://www.copernicuscenter.edu.pl/research/104

All questions should be addressed to: info[AT]copernicuscenter.edu.pl


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