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

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Deadline:  2022-04-15

Location:  Tuebingen, Germany

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 2022.

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 1 year with the possibility of further extension, up to maximum of 2 more years, 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 six (6) post-doctoral researchers, five (5) PhD students and seven (7) MSc students (including an Emmy-Noether Research Group led by Dr. D. Doneva).

Applications, including curriculum vitae, list of publications, statement of research interests and experience, and the names (address, e-mail) of up to three potential referees should be sent to:

Prof. Kostas Kokkotas
Theoretical Astrophysics (IAAT),
University of Tuebingen, D-72076
Tuebingen, Germany

Further information on the Theoretical Astrophysics Group may be found at

Applications by e-mail are welcome. All applications will receive full consideration until the position is filled. The University of Tuebingen seeks to increase the fraction of female scientists in research and teaching and particularly encourages applications from women. Disabled candidates are given preference if equally qualified.