Postdoctoral Fellowship in Gravitational Lensing

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, November 6, 2020
Archive Date: 
Friday, December 4, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
University of Bonn
Department Name: 
Argelander-Institute for Astronomy
Job Announcement Text: 

The Gravitational Lensing Group at the Argelander-Institute for Astronomy (AIfA), Bonn University, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship. The successful candidate is expected to work in the group of Peter Schneider on topics related to cosmological gravitational lensing. The group is strongly involved in the Euclid satellite project and the Kilo Degree Survey, and conducts theoretical and observational research.

The AIfA is one of the major German institutes in astrophysics, with reseach focusing on cosmology, stellar astrophysics and radio astronomy. It hosts over 100 scientists working on many different subjects in astrophysics and is located next to the Max-Planck Institute for Radioastronomy.

The appointment will be for three years. Salary is paid according to the German civil service scale TV-L E13. The appointment is expected to begin in the fall 2021.

Interested applicants should have a Ph.D. in astronomy, physics, or related fields. Experience with lensing research will be an asset.  Applications should include CV, the list of publications, and a statement of research interests (no more than 4 pages), and be submitted electronically in a single pdf-file to Ellen Fuhrmann ( Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent separately to the same address. For further information contact Peter Schneider (

The University of Bonn is an equal opportunity employer and especially encourages applications from women and minorities.

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, December 6, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, December 17, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Mrs. Ellen Fuhrmann
Argelander-Institute for Astronomy, University of Bonn
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Peter Schneider