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PhD multi-messenger astrophysics with neutron star mergers Jena

Sep 07, 2022

The Institute for Theoretical Physics (TPI) of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena announces one position as Doctoral Researcher Position. The position is associated with the research group of Prof. Sebastiano Bernuzzi at the TPI and it is funded  by the European Research Council consolidator grant 101043372 ‘InspiReM’ of the Horizon programme.
Applications should be received by December 1st, 2022

The successful researcher is expected to work on the topic of binary neutron star mergers with focus on numerical relativity, gravitational waves, theoretical astrophysics, or multi-messenger data analysis. Candidates with background in these areas are particularly encouraged to apply.

Your responsibilities:
Work on your own scientific qualification project
Teaching for two hours per week during the semester

Your profile:
Master’s degree in Physics, Mathematics, or Computer Science
Applicants with a background in numerical relativity, theoretical and computational astrophysics, gravitational-wave modeling or multi-messenger data analysis are especially encouraged to apply

Participation in an excellent international, multi-disciplinary research team
Possibility to join international networks and collaborations (LIGO-Virgo, LISA, Einstein Telescope,CoRe)
Remuneration based on the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Public Sector of the
Federal States (TV-L) at salary scale E13, including a special annual payment in accordance with the collective agreement
A comprehensive education programme and individual qualification and development measures
A Graduate Academy for doctoral candidates and postdocs
A family-friendly working environment with a variety of offers for families: University Family Office ‘JUniFamilie’ and flexible childcare (‘JUniKinder)

Severely handicapped people are given preference for equal qualifications, aptitude and professional qualifications.
Friedrich Schiller University Jena is committed to increase the percentage of female scientists and therefore especially encourages them to apply.

Applications should be received by December 1st, 2022, but will be considered until the positions are filled.
The starting date of the project is April 1st, 2023. The appointment will be initially for two years but funds up to five years are available.

Please send applications to:
Theoretisch-Physikalisches Institut
Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena
Max Wien Platz 1
D-07743 Jena,
Germany Office 209

Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a brief description of research interests, and a list of three potential referees, who may be contacted separately.
Please use the string “Application for PhD position – SURNAME NAME” in the email subject and submit a single PDF file.

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