Postdoctoral Position in Gravitational Waves/Neutron Star Physics at Tuebingen, Germany (II)

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Location:  Tuebingen, Germany

The Theoretical Astrophysics section (TAT) at the University of Tuebingen has an opening for one postdoctoral research position (Wissenschaftlicher Assistent) starting anytime from 1st of March 2013.

The research activities of TAT are related to the study of sources of gravitational waves with emphasis on the dynamics of neutron stars. The group is involved in the SFB/TR7 network on “Gravitational Wave Astronomy” ( and successful applicant will carry out original research in projects regarding the study of the dynamics of neutron stars and/or magnetars in relation to the emission of gravitational waves.

The position is initially for two years with the possibility of further extension that will be decided after the first year. The successful applicant is expected to assist teaching with a maximum of four hours per week. The salary will be paid according to the German public service scale.

Applications, including curriculum vitae, list of publications, statement of research interests and experience, and the names (address, e-mail) of three potential referees should be sent to:

Prof. Kostas Kokkotas
Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Tübingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 10
D-72076 Tübingen / Germany
E-mail: kostas.kokkotas[AT]

Applications by e-mail are welcome. All applications will receive full consideration until the position is filled. The University of Tuebingen seeks to increase the fraction of female scientists in research and teaching and particularly encourages applications from women. Disabled candidates are given preference if equally qualified.

For inquiries contact Prof. Kostas Kokkotas.
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