Contact:  S. ShankaranarayananLocation:  Trivandrum, India
Max Planck Partner Group on Cosmology and Gravity, IISER-Thiruvananthapuram intends to appoint up to two postdoctoral positions 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 2013.
Both these posts are funded under the Max Planck Partner. Currently, the group has 4 post-doctorate fellows and 3 Ph.D. students. The fellows have the opportunity to visit and interact with members of Albert Einstein Institute, Golm. Please see the URL http://www.iisertvm.ac.in/~cosmograv about the group and its activities.
The position is available for a period of up to two years. Informal enquiries can be made to S. Shankaranarayanan (shanki[AT]iisertvm.ac.in).
Salary: INR 2,64,000 – INR 2,88,000 per annum
Deadline: 15 February 2013
To apply please send CV, research statement and have at least two letters of reference sent by email to: shanki[AT]iisertvm.ac.in with the subject “Application for MP-PG positions – Candidate name”.