PhD positions in Gravitational-Wave Physics and Relativistic Astrophysics, Valencia, Spain

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Deadline:  2022-10-15

Location:  Valencia, Spain

The Relativistic Astrophysics Group at the University of Valencia (Spain) invites applications for four PhD positions in the areas of Gravitational-Wave Physics and Relativistic Astrophysics, including data analysis, modelling of astrophysical sources of gravitational waves, and numerical relativity. The group comprises faculty members Pablo Cerda-Duran, Isabel Cordero-Carrion, Jose Antonio Font and Alejandro Torres-Fornr, and non-tenured faculty members Milton Ruiz and Nicolas Sanchis-Gual, postdoc Raimon Luna and seven PhD students. The group is part of the LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA Collaboration, the Einstein Telescope Collaboration and of the LISA Consortium.

We are seeking highly motivated candidates interested in developing tools and algorithms to characterize gravitational-wave sources based on current observations as well as in improving numerical techniques to perform accurate long-term evolutions of astrophysical scenarios involving compact objects, such as black holes, neutron stars, boson stars and other exotic compact objects, to tackle several large-scale, long-standing, unsolved problems in theoretical astrophysics, numerical relativity and fundamental physics.

Applicants should send a CV, brief statement of research interests and academic transcripts by email before Oct 15th, 2022, to Toni Font (j.antonio.font[AT] and Milton Ruiz (milton.ruiz[AT] Please also arrange to have two letters of recommendation sent to these addresses. The start dates are flexible, but we aim to fill the positions as soon as possible.

The University of Valencia is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion encouraging applications from women and/or other underrepresented groups.

Toni Font and Milton Ruiz