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Deadline: 2019-02-15
Location: Tuebingen, Germany

Postdoctoral Position in Gravitational Wave Physics at the University of Tuebingen, Germany (I)

The Theoretical Astrophysics section (TAT) at the University of Tuebingen has an opening for one postdoctoral research position (Wissenschaftlicher Assistant / Research Assistant) starting from 1st of October 2019.
The successful applicant will carry out original research focusing on the dynamics of rotating and/or magnetized neutron stars in relation to the emission of gravitational waves.

The position is initially for two years with the possibility of further extension that will be decided after the first year. The successful applicant is expected to assist teaching with a maximum of four (4) hours per week. The salary will be paid according to the German public service scale.

The research activities of TAT are related to the study of sources of gravitational waves with emphasis on the dynamics of neutron stars and black holes. Currently consists of four (4) post-doctoral researchers, three (3) PhD students and seven (7) MSc students.