Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral research position at the Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Tuebingen (IAAT). The city of Tuebingen is a picturesque old town in Southwest Germany with a relatively large student population.
The research activities of the IAAT focus on Astronomy, Instrumental Design/High Energy Physics, Computational Astrophysics and Relativistic Astrophysics.
The successful applicant will carry out original research in the field of Planet Formation working in the group of Professor Wilhelm Kley. Funding is within the German Research Foundation (DFG) Priority Programme: "The first 10 Million Years of the Solar System". Emphasis lies on the accretion of solid material onto growing planets embedded in protoplanetary disks. Experience in performing numerical hydrodynamical simulations is highly desirable.
The appointment is for two years and paid according to German public service scale. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae and bibliography electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ensure that three letters of recommendation are sent directly to the above e-mail address.
Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
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.