PhD and postdoctoral positions in “Observation and Astrophysics of Compact-binary Mergers” at AEI Hannover

PhD and postdoctoral positions


Stellenangebot vom 19. Januar 2021

The Division of Observational Relativity and Cosmology at the Albert Einstein Institute in Hannover invites applications from outstanding graduate students and postdoctoral scientists interested in using open gravitational-wave data to further our understanding of astrophysics, gravity and the Universe. The division is led by Prof. Bruce Allen and senior scientist Dr. Alexander Nitz. The Albert Einstein Institute in Hannover plays an active role in the analysis and interpretation of gravitational-wave data, and provides a lively and friendly environment and world-class computing facilities. More information can be found at

The ideal candidate should have an excellent academic track record and experience with computer programming. Prior experience in gravitational wave data analysis would be helpful but is not a requirement. Applications including a CV, publication list and a brief research statement should be submitted by email to  by Feb 15th, 2021. Candidates should also arrange that three letters of reference be sent to  by the referees. Applications will be considered as they are received and the start date is flexible.

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications - irrespective of gender, nationality, skin colour, origin, religion and ideology, disability, age, sexual orientation and identity.

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