Postdoctoral Position in Gravitational Wave Physics [Position I] University of Tübingen, Faculty of Science, Department of Physics Germany

Postdoctoral Position in Gravitational Wave Physics [Position I]

Faculty of Science, Department of Physics

Application deadline : February 15, 2019


The Theoretical Astrophysics section (TAT) at the University of Tuebingen has an opening for one


Postdoctoral Position in Gravitational Wave Physics [Position I]

(Wissenschaftlicher Assistent/ Research Assistant) starting from 1st of October 2019. Deadline for applications: February 15, 2019


The successful applicant will carry out original research focusing on the dynamics of rotating and/ or magnetized neutron stars in relation to the emission of gravitational waves.


The position is initially for two years with the possibility of further extension that will be decided after the first year. The successful applicant is expected to assist teaching with a maximum of four (4) hours per week. The salary will be paid according to the German public service scale.


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. Currently consists of four (4) post-doctoral researchers, three (3) PhD students and seven (7) MSc students.


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, Auf der Morgenstelle 10, 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.

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