The Friedrich Schiller University Jena is a scientifically recognized university with over 17,500 students. Jena is a young and vibrant university town with dynamic business activities, successful
scientific innovation centers and a vibrant cultural scene around a traditional university. The Institute for Theoretical Physics of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena has from 2021 one position as
Post - Doctoral Researcher Position (m/f)
The position is associated with the research group of Prof. Sebastiano Bernuzzi at the Theoretical Physics Institute Jena.
The candidate is expected to work on the modeling the electromagnetic signals from binary neutron star mergers and on the the joint data analysis of electromagnetic and gravitational-wave signals.
The project is embedded in an ongoing scientific effort on gravitational-wave science and modeling of multimessenger signals. The successful candidate has the opportunity to join the international
Virgo and/or the ENGRAVE collaborations. The Jena group is also part of the computational relativity (CoRe) collaboration.
The position is funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) for two years. An extension may be possible depending on performance and availability of funds.
University health promotion and a family-friendly working environment with flexible working hours.
Severely handicapped people are given preference for equal qualifications, aptitude and professional qualifications. Friedrich Schiller University Jena is committed to increase the percentage of
female scientists and therefore especially encourages them to apply.
Applications should be received by October 31st, 2020, but will be considered until the positions are filled.
Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a brief description of research interests, and a list of three potential referees, who may be contacted separately.
Please send applications to:
Max Wien Platz 1
D-07743 Jena, Germany
Please use the string “Application for PD position – SURNAME NAME” in the email subject and use the PDF format for all your files.