ERC-Funded Postdoctoral Research Positions in Computational Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, November 26, 2018
Archive Date: 
Monday, February 18, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Charles University
Department Name: 
Institute of Theoretical Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Street Line 1: 
V Holesovickach 2
Czech Republic
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for 1-2 postdoctoral positions in the area of computational astrophysics in the research group of Dr. Ondrej Pejcha at the Institute of Theoretical Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. The successful candidates will lead development of new computational abilities to understand multi-dimensional evolution of catastrophic interactions of binary stars (mergers, common envelope, compact objects), and the associated radiation signatures (transients). The work will be performed within the project "Cat-In-hAT" funded by the ERC Starting Grant. There are also possible PhD studentships on similar topics.

The research group will have access to a dedicated computer cluster and is connected to observational efforts in time-domain astronomy as part of the All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae. 

The position is initially for one year, renewable for up to three years, based on performance.

Applicants must have a PhD in astronomy, computational physics, or a related field by the start date of the appointment. The position includes internationally competitive salary and research budget.

Application instructions:  Please submit CV, list of publications, statement on past research and future interests, and names and addresses of 3 references to [email protected]. Applications deadline is February 10 2019, but the position will remain open until filled.

Included Benefits: 

The position includes full medical and dental benefits, and contributions to social security.

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, February 18, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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ERC-Funded Postdoctoral Research Positions in Computational Astrophysics