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Deadline: 2017-08-31
Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Postdoc in GR at Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic (deadline shifted)

Institute of Theoretical Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague, invites applications for a postdoctoral position within Prague relativity group to a motivated person, working in the field of general relativity and/or its astrophysical or cosmological applications. More specifically, his/her doctoral expertise and research plan should include at least one of the following topics: solutions of Einstein’s field equations and their interpretation, problems of energy and radiation in GR, asymptotic structure of space-times, particles and fields around black holes, dynamics of particles and extended bodies in GR, physics of neutron stars, black-hole perturbations, approximation methods and numerical relativity, gravitational lensing, theoretical cosmology, emission and analysis of gravitational waves and their astrophysical and cosmological aspects.

The selected candidate will work within the GR group of the institute, most probably within the ongoing grant project “Albert Einstein Center for Gravitation and Astrophysics”.

We offer:
1 year contract from January 2018 with a possible renewal in case of mutual interest.
Salary comparable to the starting salary of an assistant professor at the Faculty.
Standard equipment and reasonable support for conference and collaboration traveling.

Interested candidates should submit:
CV, brief description of research expertise and plans, list of publications, two letters of recommendation. Shortlisted candidates may be invited for an interview or seminar.