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Deadline: 20/12/2014

Max Planck Partner Group Gravitational Wave Post-doctoral Positions at IISER-TVM

Max Planck Partner Group Gravitational Wave Post-doctoral Positions at IISER-TVM

Institution: Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram, India (IISER-TVM)

Deadline: December 20th, 2014
Salary: Rs. 518000-576000 (including House Rent Allowance)

Applications are seeked for two post-doctoral positions in the area of Gravitational Wave Data Analysis. The positions are funded under the Max Planck Partner Group on Gravitational Wave Physics of Albert Einstein Institute (AEI). The area of research would be Gravitational Wave detection and parameter estimation issues of spinning binary systems for second generation interferometric detectors.

The appointment is for two years and is expected to commence as soon as possible. Candidates with expertise in general relativity, gravitational wave physics, and statistical signal processing are encouraged to apply. Candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. in Physics, Astrophysics or related areas. No experience in gravitational wave data analysis is expected.

IISER-TVM is an active member of IndIGO (Indian Initiative in Gravitational Wave Observatories) and a member of LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC) through IndIGO-LSC group.

The selected candidates would get an opportunity to work with the AEI members as well as the members of LSC and IndIGO consortium. Please send via e-mail as a single PDF (1) CV with the list of publications, and (2) detailed research statement. Arrange for 2 letters of recommendation to be sent to archana[at]iisertvm.ac.in with the subject “Application for MP-PG positions – Candidate name”.

To receive full consideration, applications should be received by December 20, 2014. Applications will continued to be screened until the positions are filled.

Informal inquires may be directed to Archana Pai (e-mail: archana[at]iisertvm.ac.in, phone: +91-471-2599423)