ERC-funded PhD position in multi-messenger astrophysics with neutron star mergers, Jena, Germany

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Deadline:  2022-12-01

Location:  Jena, Germany

Applications are invited for one PhD position in the field of multi-messenger astrophysics with focus on modeling neutron star mergers (theory/modeling) at the University of Jena.

The position is associated with the research group of Prof. Sebastiano Bernuzzi at the Institute for Theoretical Physics and it is funded by the European Research Council consolidator grant 101043372 ‘InspiReM ‘ of the Horizon programme. The successful researcher is expected to work on the topic of binary neutron star mergers with focus on numerical relativity, theoretical and computational astrophysics, gravitational waves or multi-messenger data analysis. Candidates with background in these areas are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applications should be received by December 1st, 2022, but will be considered until the positions are filled. The starting date of the project is April 1st, 2023. The appointment will be for three years.

Applications should be sent to:


Theoretisch-Physikalisches Institut
Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena
Max Wien Platz 1
D-07743 Jena, Germany
Office 209

Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a brief description of research interests, and a list of two potential referees, who may be contacted separately.
Please use the string “Application for PhD position – SURNAME NAME” in the email subject and submit a single PDF file.

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