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Deadline: 2018-09-15
Location: Frankfurt, Germany

W1 (Tenure-Track) Faculty Position in Theoretical Gravitational-Wave Physics, Frankfurt, Germany

he Institute for Theoretical Physics (ITP) at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main invites applications for a Junior-Professor Faculty Position (W1) in Theoretical Gravitational-Wave Physics to be filled at the earliest possible date. The position is funded in the context of the DFG-funded CRC-TR 211 “Strong-interaction matter under extreme conditions” (https://th.physik.uni-frankfurt.de/~strongmatter).

We are looking for an early-career researcher with an outstanding research record in the field of gravitational-wave physics and its connections to neutron stars and nuclear physics. Participation in current and future collaborative-research initiatives of the Department of Physics, as well as interdisciplinary cooperation within the Faculties of Science is expected.

The ideal candidate has a PhD in Theoretical Physics and will be able to teach Theoretical Physics at all levels, including advanced courses in Theoretical Astrophysics and Gravitational Physics.

The position is for 6 years, with an evaluation after the first three years, but tenure and promotion to W2 or W3 level is possible after successful evaluation.

Details on the procedure to follow for the application are linked from the webpage of the ITP: http://www.goethe-university-frankfurt.de/66533451/ITP? The deadline for applications is set to 15.09.18