Postdoc position in multimessenger theoretical astrophysics, Jena, Germany

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Deadline:  2020-10-31

Location:  Jena, Germany

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position at the University of Jena. The appointment is associated with the research group of Prof. Sebastiano Bernuzzi at the Theoretical Physics Institute. The candidate is expected to work on the modeling of electromagnetic signals from binary neutron star mergers and on the joint data analysis of electromagnetic and gravitational-wave signals. The project is embedded in an ongoing scientific effort on gravitational-wave science and modeling of multimessenger signals. The successful candidate has the opportunity to join the international Virgo and/or the ENGRAVE collaborations. The Jena group is also part of the computational relativity (CoRe) collaboration.

The position is funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) for two years. An extension may be possible depending on performance and availability of funds. Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a brief description of research interests, and a list of three potential referees, who may be contacted separately. Applications should be received no later than October 31, 2020, but will be considered until the position is filled. For more information see:

Please send your application as a single PDF via Email with subject “Application for PD position – SURNAME NAME” to:

Theoretisch-Physikalisches Institut
Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena
Max Wien Platz 1
D-07743 Jena, Germany