Postdoc position in Gravitational Physics, Dublin, Ireland

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Deadline:  2022-11-30

Location:  Dublin, Ireland

The Relativity Group at the School of Mathematics and Statistics, University College Dublin, is seeking to recruit a postdoctoral research fellow (Level 1) to work with Dr Christiana Pantelidou. The appointment is for 2 years, starting in September 2023, and is funded by the Royal Society – Science Foundation Ireland research grant “Gravitational turbulence in the era of gravitational waves”.

The successful candidate will work on non-linear effects in the strong-field regime of gravity in both asymptotically Anti-de-Sitter and asymptotically flat spacetimes, including but not limited to gravitational turbulence, and will explore potential observational implications of these phenomena on gravitational wave signals. Candidates should have demonstrated experience in gravitational physics and related computational and numerical skills.

Interested applicants can apply through the Joint European System at
indicating University College Dublin (UCD) as their preference. The deadline for applications is November 30th, 2022.

Fixed Salary: EUR 39,522 per annum

Mandatory skills:
– PhD in gravitational physics, holography or related field
– Expertise in numerical techniques and their implementation
– A demonstrated commitment to research and publications

Desirable skills:
– Experience in numerical techniques in AdS spacetime
– Experience working with the Einstein toolkit
– Evidence of research independence

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:
UCD is committed to creating an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated, and everyone is afforded equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from everyone, including those who identify with any of the protected characteristics that are set out in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy. The university adheres to a range of equality, diversity and inclusion policies. We encourage applicants to consult UCD’s equality, diversity and inclusion policies here .

For more information about the UCD Relativity Group please visit