Postdoctoral position in 
dwarf galaxies / near-field cosmology

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, November 6, 2020
Archive Date: 
Friday, January 1, 2021
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Foreign
Institution/Company: 
Leibniz-Institute for Astrophysics
Street Line 1: 
An der Sternwarte 16
City: 
Potsdam
State/Province: 
Germany
Zip/Postal: 
14482
Country: 
Germany
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) invites applications for a postdoctoral position. The position is in the new Leibniz Junior Research Group led by Dr Marcel S. Pawlowski and part of the project “Cosmic Choreographies – Studying Systems of Satellite Galaxies and their Phase-Space Correlations”. The successful applicant will work with Dr. Pawlowski, two PhD students in the group, and also collaborate with other researchers at AIP.

The project involves observational studies and tests of dwarf and satellite galaxies, and their use as probes of our cosmological paradigm. We encourage applications from scientists with experience in extragalactic observations or statistical analysis of galaxy populations. Familiarity with topics such as dwarf galaxies or cosmological simulations would be advantageous.

The position includes travel, computing support, and access to training opportunities. The applicant is expected to have, or receive by the beginning of the appointment, a PhD in Physics or Astronomy. The initial appointment will be for 2 years, with possible extensions up to a total of 5 years dependent on performance. The start date is July 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The salary is based on the German public service scale (TV-L E13) and the applicant’s experience. The AIP is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and particularly encourages women and other underrepresented groups to apply. Inquiries about the position should be sent to Dr. Pawlowski (mpawlowski@aip.de).

To apply, please send a single PDF file containing a cover letter, statement of research experiences and interests (max. 3 pages), curriculum vitae, and publication list to bewerbung_2020-20@aip.de by the application deadline: December 31, 2020. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to this address by the same date.

Included Benefits: 

Employer contributions to medical and dental insurance, parental leave, and retirement benefits are included.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, February 15, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Marcel S. Pawlowski
Institution/Company: 
Leibniz-Institute for Astrophysics
Street Line 1: 
An der Sternwarte 16
City: 
Potsdam
Zip/Postal Code: 
14482
Country: 
Germany
Phone: 
+493317499342
Email: 
bewerbung_2020-20@aip.de
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Marcel S. Pawlowski
Email: 
mpawlowski@aip.de