Postdoctoral position in computational astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Research Laboratory
Institution/Company: 
Polish Academy of Sciences
Department Name: 
Center for Theoretical Physics
Street Line 1: 
Al. Lotnikow 32/46
Street Line 2: 
Warsaw
City: 
Warsaw
State/Province: 
Mazovia
Zip/Postal: 
02-668
Country: 
Poland
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for one postdoctoral position at the Center for Theoretical Physics (CTP PAS), in Warsaw, Poland, to work on a study of gamma ray bursts and their multimessenger appearance, employing computational astrophysics methods.

We are looking for a candidate with a PhD and experience in theoretical and computational astrophysics. The research involves study of stellar evolution and collapse in the context of long gamma ray bursts. We are also studying r-process nucleosynthesis in the outflows from accretion disks in GRB engines.

More information about our projects and astrophysics group at CTP PAS can be found on our website, http://www.cft.edu.pl/astrofizyka.

The position will be available for initially two years, with a possible extension for the third year, subject to satisfactory performance.

The application should include: 1. The scientific CV, including publication list, participation in research projects and conferences (with the clause "I agree to the processing of my personal data contained in the application documents?) 2. Motivation letter, with a brief description of the Candidate scientific interests and future research plans. 3. A copy of the PhD diploma, or statement from the PhD Advisor on the planned date of defense (the PhD should be awarded before the post-doc contract starting date). 4. Applicants should also arrange to have two letters of reference separately sent to agnes@cft.edu.pl.

Candidates might be asked to present an on-line seminar talk. The position will remain open until filled. The prospective starting date of the contract is October 1st 2021, but it can be negotiated. The salary is on Polish maximum level for a postdoc position, i.e. 120,000 polish PLN/year.

Included Benefits: 

Employer will cover the medical insurance through the public healthcare system; in addition we cover retirement benefits, maternity leave, annual award, annual holiday support.

We also support relocation costs (flat rate) for foreign candidates.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Wioleta Gryz
Title: 
Ms
Institution/Company: 
Polish Academy of Sciences
Department Name: 
Center for Theoretical Physics
Street Line 1: 
Al. Lotnikow 32/46
City: 
Warsaw
State/Province: 
Mazovia
Zip/Postal Code: 
02-668
Country: 
Poland
Phone: 
+48 22 847 09 20
Email: 
rekrutacja@cft.edu.pl
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
AJ/04/2021
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
prof. Agnieszka Janiuk
Subject: 
Postdoctoral position
Email: 
agnes@cft.edu.pl