Senior Research Associate in Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Potsdam
Department Name: 
Insitute of Physics and Astronomy
City: 
Potsdam
State/Province: 
Brandenburg
Zip/Postal: 
14476
Country: 
Germany
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a senior research associate to work in the field of cosmic magnetism and/or spectropolarimetry at Institut for Physics & Astronomy of the University of Potsdam. The position is available from Jun 1st, 2021. The appointment will be for three years with a possible extension upon successful performance. Applicants with expertise on spectropolarimetry, interstellar and solar magnetism, quantum physics computation and radiation modeling 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 at 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 zeuthen, which is a leading research centres for 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.: 400/2020. University of Potsdam is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women and underrepresented minority candidates. Please see Academic Staff postiion for further details.

Included Benefits: 

Salary and benefits are commensurate with those of public service organizations in Germany. Generous parental leave, state-subsidized childcare, pension, and full medical care are provided to employees at Potsdam.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, December 10, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Huirong Yan
Title: 
Prof.
Institution/Company: 
University of Potsdam
Department Name: 
Insitute of Physics and Astronomy
City: 
Potsdam
State/Province: 
Brandenburg
Zip/Postal Code: 
14476
Country: 
Germany
Email: 
huirong.yan@desy.de
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
400/2020
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Ines Tietgen
Email: 
ines.tietgen@uni-potsdam.de