The Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA) in Heidelberg invites applications for a postdoctoral research position in the Planet and Star Formation Department. The successful applicant will carry out research in the field of planet formation working in the group of Dr. Paola Pinilla.
Applicants with expertise in simulations and/or observations of planet-forming disks, and more broadly, in the field of star and planet formation, are invited to apply. Expertise in hydrodynamic simulations, radiative transfer simulations, dust evolution, and/or multi-wavelength observations of protoplanetary disks would be a plus.
Applicants should have a PhD in astronomy, astrophysics, physics or a closely related field. The appointment will be for a period of three years. Funds for publications, travel, and computer equipment will be provided.
The preferred starting date is the 1. September 2020 or after. The remuneration is based on the German collective wage agreement for the public sector (TVöD) depending on qualification and experience in level E13/E14. Social benefits are granted according to the regulations for public service.
Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae, publication list, and a brief statement of research interests (maximum 4 pages) by 20th of December 2019 to email@example.com. They should also arrange for three letters of reference to be provided separately by the same date.
Inquiries are welcome and should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org