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Deadline: 2013-08-16
Location: Athens, Greece

Postdoctoral position on the numerical study of magnetic fields around black holes

Applications are now open for one 1 to 2 year postdoctoral research position at the Research Center for Astronomy and Applied Mathematics of the Academy of Athens on the numerical study of magnetic fields around astrophysical black holes. Applicants with previous experience in numerical magnetohydrodynamics (preferentially in general relativity) are particularly encouraged to apply. The positions have a starting date in August-September 2013, and will be funded by the “Excellence” program of the Greek Secretariat of Research and Technology. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a photocopy of the PhD degree, a brief statement of current and future research interests and up to three letters of recommendation. Submission and inquires should be addressed to Dr. I. Contopoulos (e-mail: icontop[AT]academyofathens.gr; tel.: +30 2106597167; fax: +30 2106597602)