Contact:  barausse[AT]sissa.itLocation:  Trieste, Italy
The gravitational-wave physics group at SISSA solicits expressions of interest for one postdoctoral position in numerical relativity, starting in the second half of 2023 or earlier.
Candidates should have a PhD in astrophysics, physics or applied mathematics. Candidates with knowledge and experience in numerical relativity will be particularly favored.
The successful applicant will be part of an ERC-funded international research group at SISSA (https://grams-815673.wixsite.com/2019). The interests of the group focus on testing extensions of General Relativity with gravitational data, but also include more generally the physics and astrophysics of gravitational wave sources with current and future detectors. The candidate will also be part of the Astroparticle Physics Group at SISSA (https://www.sissa.it/app/people.php).
Trieste is a lively city by the Adriatic sea. It has plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities, and it characterized by a high concentration of scientific research institutions – including, besides SISSA: the Institute for Fundamental Physics of the Universe (IFPU, www.ifpu.it/), the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP, http://www.ictp.it/), the National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF; Observatory of Trieste, www.oats.inaf.it/index.php/en/) and the National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN; Trieste Section www.ts.infn.it/en/).
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.
The application should include a CV, a publication list, and a research summary and proposal. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference. Applications will have to be sent by Dec 16th, 2022 for full consideration.
The position is for two years.
Inquiries may be directed to Enrico Barausse barausse[at]sissa.it