Postdoctoral position in gamma-ray burst astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, August 25, 2022
Archive Date: 
Thursday, October 6, 2022
The upcoming date less then 1 day.
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Research Laboratory
Polish Academy of Sciences
Department Name: 
Center for Theoretical Physics
Street Line 1: 
Al. Lotnikow 32/46
Job Announcement Text: 

Center for Theoretical Physics of PAS in Warsaw  invites applications for a Postdoc to participate in the reserach project “Origin of Gamma Ray Bursts and their multi messenger appearance”. We are using both observational (archival) data and computational methods. The successful candidate will spend 100% of the time for this project in collaboration with PI, prof. Agnieszka Janiuk.
The successful candidate is required (1) to publish one first-author paper per year, and (2) to submit one HPC proposal per year. The  postdoc should collaborate with other team members and supervise students for the purpose of carrying out this project. 

We are looking for a candidate with a PhD and experience in high energy astrophysics. The topic of research involves physics of ultra relativistic jets in gamma ray bursts and their interaction with environment. Previous experience in code development and solid programming skills will be a plus.
The application should include: 1. CV with the clause "I agree to the processing of my personal data contained in the application documents"), 2. Publication list, participation in research projects and conferences 3. Motivation letter, with a description of the Candidate's commitment and research plans for this position. 4. Copy of the PhD diploma, or statement from the PhD Advisor on the planned date of defense. 5. Applicants should also arrange to have two letters of reference separately sent to [email protected].

Candidates might be asked to present a seminar. The prospective starting date is January 1st 2023, but it can be negotiated. The term of employment is for 2 years.
The salary is on current Polish maximum level for this kind of position, i.e. 120,000 polish PLN/year.

Included Benefits: 

Medical insurance through the public healthcare system, annual award, annual holiday benefit, Multi-Sport program. We also cover relocation costs (flat rate) for foreign candidates.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 28, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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prof. Agnieszka Janiuk