The Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AlP) invites applications for a post-doctoral researcher in Solar Physics. The candidate is expected to contribute to the analysis and scientific exploitation of data obtained with the GREGOR Fabry-Pérot Interferometer (GFPI), the High-resolution Fast Imager (HiFI), and the GREGOR Infrared Spectrograph (GRIS). GREGOR is a novel 1.5-meter solar telescope at Observatorio del Teide, Tenerife, Spain. Expertise in solar observations, imaging and near-infrared spectropolarimetry, high-resolution imaging, spectral inversion techniques, analysis of data from solar space missions, or physics of the solar atmosphere and small-scale magnetic fields (or a combination thereof) is required. The position is within the project “Quiet-Sun Magnetic Fields and Newly Emerging Flux – Dynamics, Energetics, and Upper Atmospheric Response” supported by the German Science Foundation (DFG) in collaboration with the Czech Science Foundation (GACR). The fixed-term appointment is for two years. The salary of this full-time position is based on the Collective Agreement for the Public Service (TV-L 13) in Germany. Review of applications will start March 1st, 2018 and continues until the position is filled.
AIP is an equal opportunity employer and as such, considers individuals for employment according to their skills, abilities, and experience. Women are particularly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to handicapped persons with equal competence. Applications for and inquiries about the postdoctoral position should be send to Carsten Denker via firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, please send a single PDF file containing curriculum vitae including statements on education, skills, and experience as well as a list of publications with refereed articles indicated to the given address. Applicants should also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent to the same address.