The Leibniz-Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) invites applications for a post-doctoral researcher in the area of observational extragalactic astrophysics. The successful candidate will be integrated in the Galaxies and Quasars group at AIP, working with Prof. Lutz Wisotzki and Dr. Davor Krajnović on aspects such as structure, kinematics, stellar populations, gas content, or nuclear activity of galaxies at low to intermediate redshifts.
Applicants should hold a PhD degree in astrophysics or a related discipline at the time of starting the position. A background in observational extragalactic astrophysics and advanced English skills (written and spoken) are necessary. Of advantage would be specific know-how of analysis methods, such as experience in integral field spectroscopy or expertise in dynamical modelling and/or stellar populations.
Applications should be submitted by December 17, 2021 via jobs.aip.de/rec116 portal comprising a cover letter (1 page) motivating the application, a Curriculum Vitae, a list of publications (no strict page limit), and a research statement (no more than 3 pages). The applicant should provide contact details of three academic referees. Any additional information can be requested via [email protected].
The salary will be based on the German public service collective agreement at the pay grade TV-L E13. Funding for work-related travel will be available. Employer contributions to medical and dental insurance, maternity leave, and retirement benefits are included. The AIP offers an open-minded and cooperative working atmosphere in a modern working environment. All institute members and guests should comply with the Code of Conduct. Equal opportunities are an integral part of personnel and organisational development at the AIP, therefore applications from men and women are equally welcome. People with disabilities will be given preferential consideration if they are equally qualified and skilled.
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