Research Associate in Theoretical Astrophysics/interstellar medium

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Archive Date: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Potsdam
Department Name: 
Institute for Physik & Astronomie
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position to work in the field of theoretical astrophysics/ interstellar medium at Institut for Physics & Astronomy of the University of Potsdam. The appointment will be for two years with a possible extension upon successful performance. Applicants with expertise on plasma astrophysics, interstellar medium, radio astronomy, polarimetry are particularly encouraged to apply.

This position is made available due to the joint position that Prof. Huirong Yan holds at University of Potsdam and DESY (Deutsche Elektronen-Synchrotron) and strong tie with Astroparticle physics division at DESY is therefore expected. The Institut for Physics & Astronomy in U Potsdam supports a broad range of research in observational and theoretical astrophysics. It has close links with the neighboring Leibniz-Institute für Astrophysik (AIP) and Albert Einstein Institute in addition to DESY, which is one of the world’s leading research centres for particle and astroparticle physics.

PhD in Physics or astronomy is required. Applications should send a CV, a 3-4 page statement of research interest, a list of publications, and the contact info of at least 3 references to Prof. Huirong Yan with the Requisition No.: 309/2020The starting date is negotiable and can be as early as summer 2020.

Included Benefits: 

Salary and benefits are commensurate with those of public service organizations in Germany. Classification is based upon qualifications and assigned duties. University of Potsdam is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Huirong Yan
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Ms Ines Tietgen