The Theoretical Astrophysics section (TAT) at the University of Tübingen is inviting applications for:
1 postdoctoral position, (Wissenschaftlicher Assistant / Research Assistant), starting from 1st of October 2019 with initial duration of 2 years which can be extended for up to 5 years.
1 postdoctoral position funded by DFG, starting from 1st of October 2019 (or earlier) with duration of up to 3 years
1 PhD position starting from 1st of October 2019 with duration of up to 3 years
Deadline for applications: February 15, 2019.
The successful applicant will carry out original research in projects focusing in the dynamics of rotating and/or magnetised neutron stars in relation to the emission of gravitational waves.
The research activities of TAT are related to the study of sources of gravitational waves with emphasis on the dynamics of neutron stars and black-holes. The group currently consists of four (4) post-doctoral researchers, three (3) PhD students and seven (7) MSc students.
Detailed information about the positions can be found in:
Position I : http://www.tat.physik.uni-tuebingen.de/~kokkotas/Welcome_files/2018_Advertisment_Assistant.pdf
Position II : http://www.tat.physik.uni-tuebingen.de/~kokkotas/Welcome_files/2018_Advertisment_DFG.pdf
Position III : http://www.tat.physik.uni-tuebingen.de/~kokkotas/Welcome_files/2018_Advertisment_PhD.pdf
Applications, including curriculum vitae, list of publications, statement of research interests and experience, and the names (address, e-mail) of three potential referees should be sent to:
Prof. Kostas Kokkotas
Theoretical Astrophysics (IAAT), University of Tübingen, D-72076 Tübingen, Germany.
Further information on the Theoretical Astrophysics Group may be found at :
Applications by e-mail are welcome. All applications will receive full consideration until the position is ﬁlled. The University of Tuebingen seeks to increase the fraction of female scientists in research and teaching and particularly encourages applications from women. Disabled candidates are given preference if equally qualified.