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Postdoc position in GW Physics at ECAP

Jun 26, 2020

Open position for Postdoctoral researchers in Gravitational wave physics

The Erlangen Center for Astroparticle Physics (ECAP) at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg is seeking outstanding individuals for a Postdoctoral researcher position (f/m) to work in the field of experimental gravitational wave techniques, in particular in the area of laser and quantum optics.
Deadline for application: July 20th 2020.

ECAP offers a strong environment in the field of astroparticle physics. Research in the institute includes (but is not limited to) involvement in Fermi-LAT, H.E.S.S., CTA, eROSITA, ANTARES, IceCube, KM3NeT and the Einstein telescope. The postdoc will work closely with ET colleagues in Germany and abroad.

Successful applicants should have a PhD degree in Physics, Astrophysics, or related disciplines. They should have a research background and provide evidence of outstanding potential. Relevant experience in experimental techniques in gravitational wave physics and the ability to work in a team is seen as beneficial. Guiding and advising students in their PhD, Master's and Bachelor's theses is expected.

The full-time position is available from 1 September 2020. The contract will initially be for 3 years. The contract will be in salary grade E13/A13. Application deadline is 20 July 2020. Later applications may be considered until the position is filled.

The University of Erlangen-Nürnberg wishes to increase the participation of women in its research activities. Therefore applications by women are particularly welcome. The University of Erlangen-Nürnberg is committed to employing more handicapped individuals and especially encourages them to apply. Applications, including a Statement of Interest, CV and contact information of three reference persons should be sent to Prof. Dr. Stefan Funk (s.funk(at)