The Institute of Gravitational Wave Astronomy and School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Birmingham invite applications for a 3-year post-doctoral position in gravitational waves and fundamental physics.
The successful candidate will work on the analysis of the data from the LIGO-Virgo-Kagra network with a focus on studies of black holes and fundamental physics. They are expected to have a PhD in physics, astronomy or related subject areas and experience in general relativity and gravitational-wave data analysis.
The appointment will be initially for three years starting earliest on April 1st, 2022. The position comes with a generous research and travel budget.
The Institute provides a vibrant and diverse environment with expertise across key areas of gravitational-wave physics: From theoretical to experimental gravitational-wave research, with applications to present and future-generation detectors, theoretical astrophysics, data analysis, transient astronomy, gravitational-wave source modelling including numerical relativity, and general relativity theory. Institute members play important roles in the GEO Collaboration, the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, the LISA Consortium and the European and International Pulsar Timing Array collaborations.
Applicants should also arrange for 3 reference letters to be sent by to Ms. Joanne Cox at: [email protected].
For more infomation, see search for post number 99128 at the following address https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/index.aspx. Applications should be made online using the same link.
Informal enquiries can be made to Alberto Vecchio ([email protected]) or Christopher Moore ([email protected]).
We value diversity and inclusion at the University of Birmingham and welcome applications from all sections of the community and are open to discussions around all forms of flexible working