• PhD student positions at AEI Lasers and Squeezed Light group

    27.01.2023 PhD student positions in the Lasers and Squeezed Light group at the AEI The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) is the largest research institute in the world specializing in general relativity and beyond. Around 200 international scientists work at the research labs and offices located in Potsdam-Golm and Hannover, Germany. The Albert Einstein Institute in Hannover is offering two PhD student positions in the “Lasers and squeezed light” research group, led by Prof. Benno Willke. Read more

  • Professor position Theoretical Physics at Niels Bohr Institute Copenhagen

    25.01.2023 Tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Theoretical Physics at Niels Bohr Institute The Niels Bohr Institute at University of Copenhagen announces the availability of a faculty position in any area of theoretical physics with an emphasis on paradigm-shifting science. We seek to appoint an outstanding researcher based on scientific excellence, irrespective of the research area. NBI is looking for a candidate whose expertise will strengthen our mission to deliver excellent research and education. The position can be filled at the level of tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor. The deadline for applications is 5 March 2023, 23:59 GMT +1. Read more

  • PhD Opportunity at Maynooth University

    24.01.2023 PhD Opportunity at Maynooth University Department of Theoretical Physics The Department of Theoretical Physics at Maynooth University invites applications for a PhD in Theoretical Astrophysics starting in September 2023. The successful applicant will work in the group led by Dr. John Regan. The successful candidate will work on a project examining the formation processes of massive black holes in the early Universe. Massive black holes populate the centres of all massive galaxies and are now also observed in both the centres and in off-centre locations in less massive dwarf galaxies. Application deadline is January 31st 2023. Read more

  • EoI for tenure-track positions in physics at GSSI

    24.01.2023 EoI for tenure-track positions in physics at GSSI Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI) is collecting Expressions of Interest for tenure-track positions in physics. These positions will be opened this year subject to an evaluation of the submitted EoIs. The call includes a position on experimental GW detection. EoIs for the GW position will receive full consideration if submitted until March 17. Read more

  • Postdoctoral opportunities at the Institute of Space Sciences in Barcelona

    24.01.2023 Postdoctoral opportunities at the Institute of Space Sciences (ICE, CSIC & IEEC) in Barcelona 1) Ramón y Cajal Fellowships of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (RyC).2) Juan de la Cierva Fellowships of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (JdC).3) Beatriu de Pinós Fellowships from the Catalan Agency for Research (BdP).The Institute of Space Sciences (ICE-CSIC) is part of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and is affiliated with the Institut d’Estudis Espacials de Catalunya (IEEC). Application deadlines in from January 19 to February 9 2023. Read more

  • Open psositions experimental and instrumental physics at AEI Hannover

    24.01.2023 Open positions at the Max Plack Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) in Hannover, Germany in experimental and instrumental physics AEI is seeking highly motivated students, postdocs and scientists with a strong interest and, for more senior positions, adequate experience in precision interferometry, inertial sensing, analog and digital electronic and/or space technology. The Department for Precision Interferometry and Fundamental Interactions has been established in August 2022 with the appointment of Prof. Dr. Guido Müller. AEI is now ramping up our personnel at all levels to work on several challenging research projects associated with LISA, a space-based gravitational wave observatory aimed at detecting gravitational waves in the mHz frequency…

  • PhD position in instrumentation/coatings at Maastricht University

    19.01.2023 PhD position in instrumentation/coatings at Maastricht University The GW group at Maastricht University offers a four year PhD position in coating development for future cryogenic GW detectors. The project involves sample preparation via ion implantation into crystalline silicon, optical and mechanical characterisation (room temperature and cryogenic) of samples, and analysis of the data obtained. This project will be conducted in close collaboration with the ETpathfinder prototype experiment. The application deadline is February 8th 2023. Read more

  • Assistant professor positions at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

    19.01.2023 Assistant professor positions at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is looking for candidates with a background in graviational-wave instrumentation to apply for one of four assistant professor positions in mechanical engineering. This is a tenure track position leading to a permant employment with a typical academic career track in Amsterdam. The successful candidate will join the team working towards realising the Einstein Telescope and be embedded in the physics department at the university and in the graviatonal wave group at Nikhef (similar to current staff member Conor Mow-Lowry and myself). Application deadline January 31st 2023. Read more

  • Permanent scientific avacancy at University of Liège

    19.01.2023 Permanent (full-time) scientific avacancy at University of Liège The Department of Astrophysics, Geophysics and Oceanography at University of Liège is seeking a first assistant, in the field of relativity and extragalactic astrophysics & cosmology. Deadline for application is February 1st 2023. Read more

  • Scientific Programmer Position at the AEI in Potsdam

    17.01.2023 Scientific Programmer Position at the AEI in Potsdam The „Astrophysical and Cosmological Relativity“ division at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute, AEI) in Potsdam is looking for a highly motivated, talented Scientific Programmer who will actively engage in the computational research activities carried out in the division. The position will be at the level of a staff scientist; the appointment will initially be for 3 years, with the possibility of becoming permanent afterwards. In exceptional cases, the position can be made permanent sooner, or from the beginning. The „Astrophysical and Cosmological Relativity“ (ACR) division, led by Alessandra Buonanno, is composed of about 40 scientists, including…