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Deadline: 2017-08-31
Location: Kyoto, Japan

Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical Physics, Kyoto, Japan

A post-doctoral position starting October 2017 is available for a suitably qualified individual to work in the Astrophysics and Cosmology Group at Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University. For the members and activity of the group, please refer to the webpage: https://www.yukawa.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en-GB/contents/labs/astro .

The position is funded by MEXT KAKENHI Grant Number 17H06359 “New developments of gravity theory research in gravitational wave physics/astronomy” (PI: Shinji Mukohyama). The monthly salary will be approximately 362,000 yen. A small amount of research grant will be provided. Depending on research experience, the title of research assistant professor may be granted.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent by the time of the appointment.

The appointment will begin on October 1, 2017 or later, and end on March 31, 2019. (The appointee may re-apply for the next opening that is expected to be announced before the end of the term.)

The applicant should submit the following documents in PDF format by email to Shinji Mukohyama with the subject line “Postdoc application”, by August 31, 2017:

(1) CV
(2) publication list (mark up to 3 main papers with *)
(3) expected arrival date in YITP
(4) past research
(5) research plan
(6) contact details of two references


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