Galactic X-ray Astronomy with eROSITA

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Foreign
Institution/Company: 
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Department Name: 
Remeis-Observatory & ECAP
Street Line 1: 
Sternwartstr. 7
City: 
Bamberg
State/Province: 
Bavaria
Zip/Postal: 
96049
Country: 
Germany
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

We seek applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher in the field of Galactic X-ray astronomy (salary scale TV-L E13, at least 2600 EUR after taxes and social security deductions), for an anticipated duration of initially three years.

Duties include leading participation in the scientific quick look analysis for eROSITA, including multiwavelength follow up observations, and research in the area of X-ray binaries, with a focus on eROSITA.

We seek a researcher with a PhD in astronomy or a related field, preferentially with a background in observational X-ray astronomy (ideally of compact objects) and programming experience in a compiled programming language.

Remeis-Observatory is the astronomical institute of Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg and located in the Unesco world heritage city of Bamberg.

We value equality and diversity in research and encourage women and members of other underrepresented groups to apply. By German law, in case of equivalent qualification preference will be given to people with disabilities.

Applicants should send a cover letter, CV with list of publications, and the names of three potential referees to astro-application@lists.fau.de, with subject line "eROSITA Postdoc". Applications received before 31 March 2021 will receive full consideration. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact J. Wilms for additional information.
 

Included Benefits: 

employer contributions to health insurance and pension plan 

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Joern Wilms
Title: 
Prof. Dr.
Institution/Company: 
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Department Name: 
Remeis-Observatory & ECAP
Street Line 1: 
Sternwartstr. 7
City: 
Bamberg
Zip/Postal Code: 
96049
Country: 
Germany
Phone: 
+499519522213
Email: 
astro-application@lists.fau.de
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Joern Wilms
Subject: 
eROSITA PDRA
Email: 
joern.wilms@sternwarte.uni-erlangen.de