Balzan PhD and Postdoc positions in “Historical and philosophical aspects of solving the two-body problem in General Relativity”
The Astrophysical and Cosmological Relativity Department, led by Alessandra Buonanno, at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) in Potsdam, in collaboration with the Lichtenberg Group for History and Philosophy of Physics at the University of Bonn, led by Dennis Lehmkuhl, and the Department I and Max Planck Research Group “Final Theory Program” at the Max Planck Institute for History of Science, led by Jürgen Renn and Alexander Blum, respectively, is seeking a PhD student and a Postdoctoral Fellow. The positions will start in the fall of 2023, and they are fully supported by the 2021 Balzan Prize Funds with possible funds from the Lichtenberg Group. Deadline for full consideration is July 15, 2023.
Postdoc in GW data analysis at UIB, Palma, Spain
The gravitational physics group at the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) in Palma, Spain, is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to join and extend our efforts in gravitational-wave data analysis. They will work primarily with Dr. David Keitel towards the first detection and scientific exploitation of one or both of the following: (i) gravitationally lensed GWs from compact binaries, (ii) continuous waves and long-duration transients from spinning neutron stars. Applications should be submitted by June 30, 2023 for full consideration.
Tenure track position in multimessenger (incl. GWs) astrophysics at SISSA
The Astroparticle Physics and Astrophysics & Cosmology groups at the “Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati” (SISSA) in Trieste, Italy, invite expressions of interest for a faculty position from outstanding candidates with a strong research record in multi-messenger astronomy and astrophysics, including gravitational waves, neutrinos, gamma rays, galactic and extragalactic cosmic rays, electromagnetic waves, as well as related plasma processes. The appointment procedure will be activated at the assistant professor, tenure-track, level. Applications should be submitted by October 15, 2023, but the position will remain open until it is filled.
PhD positions at the University of Urbino
The Urbino group plays an active role in the development of GW detectors, in particular, on thermal noise reduction of mirror suspensions and coatings, and in the data analysis in the search of gravitational waves from astrophysical systems such as binary neutron stars/black holes systems. The program has 9 open positions plus one position reserved to Gravitational Waves research for new suspensions and coatings for the Einstein Telescope. Deadline for application is 29th June 2023.
Postdoc position at ULiège
The IFPA group at the University of Liège in Belgium is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to join our efforts in gravitational-wave data analysis. He or she will work primarily with Prof. Maxime Fays and Prof. Jean-René Cudell towards the development of data analysis techniques for one or both of the following:
burst detections; gravitationally lensed GWs from compact binaries. Application deadline: July 15th 2023.
LISA Spacecraft Manager at ESTEC
Vacancy as LISA Spacecraft Manager in the Directorate of Science at ESTEC, Noordwijk, Netherlands. The spacecraft manager will manage two teams, in charge, respectively, of the system engineering aspects (spacecraft system engineering team) and assembly, integration and testing (AIT team). Closing Date for applications is June 19th 2023, 23:59 CEST.
LISA Payload Manager at ESTEC
Vacancy as LISA payload manager in the Directorate of Science at ESTEC, Noordwijk, Netherlands. You will be part of the LISA team, in the Projects Department of the Science Directorate, and will report to the LISA Project Manager. Closing Date for applications is June 19th 2023, 23:59 CEST.
Research Scientist at CIT LIGO Laboratory
LIGO Laboratory (the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory) seeks a highly motivated and skilled Research Scientist to join its team working at the design, construction and operation of world-leading gravitational-wave interferometric detectors.
Faculty position in the area of Multi-messenger Astrophysics and Cosmology at SINP, Kolkata
Research faculty position in the area of "Theoretical Astroparticle Physics, theoretical aspects of multi-messenger Astrophysics and Cosmology" available at the Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP), Kolkata. Application deadline is 30 June 2023 (15:00 hrs. IST).
PhD on the Preparation and Exploitation of Euclid data for Gravitational Wave cosmology in Aix-Marseille & Rome
The Centre de Physique des Particules de Marseille (CPPM) team in Marseille, France, invites applications for a 3-year PhD fellowship in the area of Gravitational Wave (GWs) Cosmology. The PhD programme will be jointly tutored by the Aix-Marseille Université (IPhU [Institute for the Physics of the Universe] / CPPM [Centre de Physique des Particules de Marseille]) and Sapienza University of Rome, in the framework of the CIVIS European University Alliance. Application is open until June 19th, 2023.
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Doctoral position in Gravitational Wave Physics at IFAE Barcelona
In the framework of the DocFam+ (DOCtoral training programme in Functional Advanced Materials: Towards a Better Future) (https://docfam.icmab.es/) Program, the "Institut de Física d'Altes Energies" (IFAE) in Barcelona welcomes applications for a PhD position on Advanced detectors for gravitational wave (GW) studies with Virgo and Einstein Telescope (ET). The PhD candidate will get involved in several of IFAE’s GW group activities including optical simulation studies, R&D on new material and coatings, and active monitoring of the stray light inside the cavity with new photo sensors at different wavelengths in an ultra-high vacuum and cryogenic environment. Application deadline is July 15th 2023.
PhD Positions in Numerical Relativity in Jena
The numerical relativity group at Friedrich Schiller University in Jena anticipates the availability of up to three PhD Positions in Numerical Relativity commencing in September 2023. The positions are TV-L/E13 part-time positions at 50% (20 hours per week), limited to 3 years. The positions are associated with the research group of Prof. Bernd Brügmann at the Institute for Theoretical Physics Jena. Application, preferably by email (one PDF file), stating the vacancy ID XX/2023 by June, 30, 2023, but applications will be considered until the positions are filled.
Nominations sought for the position of Director at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics in Potsdam
The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute, AEI) has an opening for a director and scientific member of the Max Planck Society in one of the following areas: quantum gravity, theoretical cosmology in the era of big data, early universe astrophysics and cosmology. We expect the new director to bring new expertise to the AEI, and create a department that spans research areas that complement the existing ones at the AEI in Potsdam and Hannover. The new director will be based at the AEI in Potsdam.
Professorship for Computational Astrophysics at University of Tübingen
The Faculty of Science of the University of Tübingen invites applications for a Professorship (W3) for Computational Astrophysics (m/f/d) at the Department of Physics at the Institute for Astronomy und Astrophysics. The position is expected to be filled as soon as possible. The successful candidate is expected to build a vibrant and diverse research group in Computational Astrophysics, including using innovative Machine Learning techniques.Application deadline: June 9th 2023.
Flight Software Engineer (m/f/d) “Scientific Instrumentation for Space Applications” at AEI
The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute/AEI) is seeking a highly motivated Flight Software Engineer with a strong interest in space projects. The successful candidate will participate in the software development at the institute for the future Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA), an ESA-led L-class space mission, GRACE-I and NGGM, two geodesy space missions. The successful candidate will be working on the development of the software of the Phase Readout Instrument, with a special focus on unit operation, data handling and interface implementation for communication to the onboard computer.
Postdoctoral Research Associate at Fermilab, Computational Science and Artificial Intelligence Directorate
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (known as Fermilab) seeks highly qualified candidates for one Postdoctoral Research Associate position in the Physics Simulation Department of the Computational Science and Artificial Intelligence Directorate. The Research Associate’s portfolio will include software development related to simulations of neutrino-nucleus interactions, with a particular emphasis on the needs of the Short Baseline Neutrino program. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to play a leading role in the MicroBooNE and SBND experiments, with substantial freedom to pursue physics results according to their interests. Application deadline: July 12, 2023.
Professor in Asteroseismology, Binary Evolution & Gravitational Wave Progenitors at KU Leuven
In the Science, Engineering and Technology Group of KU Leuven, Faculty of Science, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Institute of Astronomy and the Gravitational Wave Centre there is a full-time academic tenure-track vacancy to bridge the areas of Asteroseismology, Binary Evolution & Gravitational Wave Progenitors. Application deadline: September, 15, 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 range.
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 three permanent group leaders, Jonathan Gair, Harald Pfeiffer, Jan Steinhoff, and the five-year research group leader Miguel Zumalacarregui. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
Scientist (m/f/d) for the leadership of a research group for the realization of a “Beyond LISA” mission
The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) is the largest research institute in the world specializing in general relativity and beyond. The institute is located in Potsdam and in Hannover. For our location in Hannover we are looking for a Scientist (m/f/d) for the leadership of a research group for the realization of a “Beyond LISA” mission in full time for an initial period of 4 years, with the option of a permanent position.
PhD positions in “Precision Interferometry and Fundamental Interactions” at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, AEI Hannover
The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute, AEI) in Hannover, Germany, has several PhD positions available in the area of "Precision Interferometry and Fundamental Interactions". If you are interested in experimental work, enjoy working in dynamic, interdisciplinary groups, are creative and motivated, and show initiative, we look forward to receiving your application. The deadline for full consideration is September 30, 2023.
Postdoc in Continuous Gravitational Waves at Rochester Institute of Technology
The gravitational waves group at Rochester Institute of Technology's Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral research position to begin in Fall 2023, for one year plus a possible extension contingent on funding. Job responsibilities include: Carry out research related to the search for continuous gravitational waves, specifically from the low-mass X-ray binary Scorpius X-1, in support of the project “WoU-MMA: New Frontiers in the Search for Continuous Gravitational Waves from the Low-Mass X-Ray Binary Scorpius X-1”. Prepare and conduct or direct analysis of LIGO O4 data. Represent RIT’s continuous waves group in the scientific community.
PhD positions available at the UWA Gravitational-Wave Astronomy Group
The PhD project involves application of advanced signal processing and high performance computing, including deep learning, to detect and estimate essential parameters of gravitational wave (GW) events as soon as possible. It involves searches for gravitational waves directly on-line in real time using data streaming from the GW detectors, alerting other telescopes in the world for prompt follow up observations of possible events, as well as searching for GW counterparts of electromagnetic transient radiation, especially radio and optical transients. The project may also involve analytical modeling, parameter estimations of gravitational wave sources, as well as using GW data to probe our Universe.
Postdoctoral position in theoretical stellar astrophysics at the FORTH Institute of Astrophysics
The position is related to the Horizon project: ARGOS Conceptual Design Study: Designing a Next-Generation Radio Facility for Multi-Messenger Astronomy (Grant Agreement number: 101094354). The successful applicant is expected to conduct cutting-edge research in theoretical stellar astrophysics, with a focus on developing an open-source, modular population-synthesis code to simulate populations of compact objects and their gravitational and E/M emission. The position is open to candidates with a Ph.D. in astrophysics or related field. This is an exciting opportunity for recent graduates with a background in agile software development to further their research experience and contribute to large European R&D projects. Open until filled.
PhD Position - Development of new UHV Technologies for the "Einstein Telescope for Graviational Waves Detection"
You would like to use your engineering skills to make an effective contribution to solving the major challenges facing society, e.g. in the fields of information, energy and bio economy? Then the Central Institute for Engineering, Electronics and Analytics - Engineering and Technology (ZEA-1) - of Forschungszentrum Jülich is the right place for you. Here, you will design, develop and manufacture scientific and technical devices, systems and processes for which there is as yet no technical or commercial solution and which are not available on the market.