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Deadline: 2018-05-31
Location: Lisbon, Portugal

ERC Post-Doctoral Research position in Gravitational Physics, Lisbon, Portugal

The Gravity Group at Tecnico (GRIT), part of the Center for Astrophysics and Gravitation in Técnico, Lisbon, invites applications for a postdoctoral position in Gravitational Physics (including strong-field Gravity, Numerical Relativity, ray-tracing in curved spacetimes, high-energy physics etc). The appointment is for two years.

More details on the group can be found at

https://centra.tecnico.ulisboa.pt/network/grit/

A tentative date for the appointment is Jan 1 2019 (with possible variations to be agreed upon with the successful applicant). All candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Physics.

The GRIT group is the largest group in the country working on gravitational physics, and has strong connections with the gravity groups in Cambridge, Mississippi, Osaka, Paris, Rome, and Perimeter Institute. The group holda a European Research Council Grant and is currently chairing the COST Action GWVerse. The applicant is expected to contribute to the efforts of the group and to the training of students.

Applicants should send a 2-page curriculum vitae, a list of publications and a statement of research interests to the following e-mail address:

jobs_gravity[AT]ist.utl.pt

Please use the subject “Strong-field gravity”.
No letters of recommendation are necessary at this stage. Special importance will be given to original work plans with a high gain/high risk factor.

Applications should be received by June 1, 2018. Incomplete applications shall not be considered. Screening of applicants will begin on June 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information please contact Vitor Cardoso (vitor.cardoso[AT]ist.utl.pt). These positions are supported by European Research Council.