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Deadline: 2016-03-31
Location: Trivandrum, India

Max Planck Partner Group postdoctoral positions at IISER-TVM, Trivandrum, India

Max Planck Partner Group on Cosmology and Gravity, IISER-Thiruvananthapuram intends to appoint a postdoctoral position 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 June 2016.

The position is funded under the Max Planck Partner group on cosmology. Currently, the group has 4 post-doctorate fellows and 4 Ph.D. students. Please see the URL about the group and its activities. The group strongly interacts with the Max Planck Partner Group on Gravitational waves at IISER-TVM. The fellow of this Partner Group will have the opportunity to visit and interact with members of Albert Einstein Institute, Golm.

The position is available for a period of one year. Informal enquiries can be made to S. Shankaranarayanan (shanki[AT]

Salary: Rs. 5,18,000 – Rs. 5,76,000 per annum

Deadline: 31 March 2016

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