PhD position on Computational Relativistic Astrophysics, Palma, Spain

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Deadline:  2023-11-15

Location:  Palma, Spain

The Relativity and Gravitation Group at the University of Balearic Islands (Spain) invites applications for a PhD position in Computational Relativistic Astrophysics. The focus of the research will be on numerical simulations of binary mergers involving neutron stars and black holes, as well as the development of numerical methods and techniques to solve general relativistic MHD coupled with the neutrino transport equations. This pre-doctoral contract is associated to the project “JETS, KILONOVAS AND GRAVITATIONAL WAVES: CONNECTING NUMERCIAL SIMULATIONS OF NEUTRON STAR COLLISIONS AND BLACK HOLES WITH MULTIMESSENGER OBSERVATIONS”, leaded by Carlos Palenzuela and Joan Masso. The GRG group aso comprises faculty members Carles Bona, Alicia Sintes, Sascha Husa, David Keitel and Fernando Abalos.

Interested candidates must hold a Master’s Degree in Physics, Astrophysics or similar. The appointment is for a period of 3+1 years. The expected starting date is January 2024. Yearly gross salary will be around 22 kEuros.

Instruction for applicants are available at The deadline to apply is until November 15, 2023. Please, contact Carlos Palenzuela (carlos.palenzuela[AT] in case that you have any questions or need further clarifications.