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Deadline: 2018-03-01
Location: Nijmegen, the Netherlands

Postdoc position in Gravitational Wave source populations at Radboud University, The Netherlands

Applications are invited for a 2 year postdoctoral positions at Radboud University in the Netherlands to work in the Gravitational Wave group (Gijs Nelemans, Samaya Nissanke, Paul Groot) on the Gravitational-Wave Universe toolbox. The toolbox will create a virtual GW universe (on Galactic, local and global scale) and simulates the observations with different GW detectors and EM instruments of that Universe.

The Department of Astrophysics, is part of the Institute of Mathematics, Astrophysics and Particle Physics. The vibrant department consists of 13 faculty, ~15 postdocs, ~25 PhD students. Research activities focus on high-energy astrophysics, cosmic-rays, gravitational waves, stellar and binary evolution, clusters and the Milky Way.

The positions are part of the collective labour agreement (CAO) of the Dutch universities, with gross/month salaries of 3000-4300 Euro depending on experience. The position is available per direct.

Previous experience with gravitational waves or GW source populations is preferred. The applicants should have a PhD in astronomy or physics. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Gijs Nelemans (nelemans[AT]astro.ru.nl).

To apply, email a cover letter, CV, names of three references and brief research statement to secr[AT]astro.ru.nl.