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Ph.D. Position in Quantum Cosmology

Job offer from January 14, 2019

We invite applications for a doctoral position in the theoretical cosmology group at the Max-Planck-Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert-Einstein-Institute) in Potsdam. The position will be in the subject of quantum cosmology, within the research project associated with the ERC Consolidator Grant "Qosmology" led by Jean-Luc Lehners. The research topics of the group are: early universe cosmology, inflation and ekpyrosis, semi-classical gravity, theories of initial conditions, classical and quantum bounces and connections between cosmology and fundamental physics.

The position is intended for a period of three years, with the same specifics as for Ph.D. positions in the IMPRS doctoral programme, see The preferred starting date is September 1st 2019. Remuneration and benefits will be in accordance with the rules of the Max Planck Society. In order to apply, please upload your application materials via the link provided below (the application procedure coincides with that for Ph.D. positions in the IMPRS programme – for this position please name Jean-Luc Lehners as your preferred advisor). The deadline for application is March 1st 2019. For any questions please send an email to:

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