Postdoctoral Position at the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic

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Deadline:  2023-03-01

Location:  Prague, Czech Republic

The Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences invites applications for one post-doctoral position in the Relativistic Astrophysics Group at the Prague section of the Institute. The appointment is initially for one year; an extension until 31.12.2025 is expected upon satisfactory scientific performance and availability of funds. The salary will be based on the domestic level and it includes health insurance. Commencement is expected on the 1st of October 2023, but this date is relatively flexible.

Candidates are expected to demonstrate research experience at least in one of the following topics: compact objects in binary systems (effective one-body approximation, self-force, post-Newtonian mechanics), gravitational waves (analytical and numerical calculation, data analysis, synergy with electromagnetic signatures), chaos theory in dynamical astronomy. A successful applicant will join Georgios Loukes-Gerakopoulos and his research team.

Applications containing a Cover Letter, a Curriculum Vitae, a List of Publications, and a Summary of Research Plans should be submitted in a single pdf
to: sekretariat (at)
subject: “GW postdoc 2023 – Prague”
cc: gglukes (at)
Two recommendation letters should be sent to the same email addresses with the same subject.

The successful candidate should hold a PhD degree in the field. Preferences will be given to early-stage researchers. A necessary condition for the appointment is to satisfy the legal requirements for being employed in Czech Republic. For informal inquiries about the position please feel free to email Georgios Loukes-Gerakopoulos.

To receive full consideration please submit your application and arrange your recommendation letters to be sent by the 1st of March 2023. Applications will be acknowledged by email. Once the selection process is completed, the successful applicant will be notified.