Postdoctoral positions at Tel-Aviv University: explosive transients, jets, compact binaries, chemical evolution

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Tel Aviv University
Department Name: 
School of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
Astrophysics Department
Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv
Job Announcement Text: 


Tel Aviv University's Astrophysics Department invites applications for postdoctoral positions to work with Prof. Ehud Nakar and Prof. Dan Maoz in the general fields of supernovae, compact binary mergers and other explosive transients, their associated jets, the binary progenitor populations of such events, and the chemical evolution that they drive. The postdoctoral researchers will work with Nakar (theory oriented) and/or Maoz (observations and data analysis) in the framework of their respective EU ERC grants. Successful applicants will be encouraged to also initiate and pursue an independent research program. 

The positions are available immediately and can be extended, based on performance, for up to 4 years. The positions include funds for travel, publication fees, access to a dedicated  high performance computing facility (1500 cpu), to the Las Cumbres Observatory (LCO) global telescope network, to the robotic telescopes at TAU's Wise Observatory, and to the Sloan Digital Sky Survey V (SDSS-V, 2020-2025).

Applicants should email a CV and a brief description of research interests, and arrange for at least three reference letters to be sent to Ms. Daniella Gabrielovitch (

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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Attention To: 
Daniella Gabrielovitch
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Attention To: 
Prof. Dan Maoz