SISSA, Physics Area

Position ID:SISSA-Physics Area-POSTDOC2 [#16819]
Position Title: ERC-funded postdoctoral position(s) in Numerical Relativity and Gravitational Wave Physics/Data Analysis at SISSA (Trieste, Italy)
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia 34136, Italy [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Astrophysics / Gravitational Waves
Appl Deadline:2020/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/09/05, finished 2021/06/05, listed until 2020/12/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

ERC-funded postdoctoral position(s) in Numerical Relativity and Gravitational Wave Physics/Data Analysis at SISSA (Trieste, Italy, 

The gravitational-wave physics group at SISSA solicits expressions of interest for one or more postdoctoral positions in numerical relativity and/or in the physics/data analysis of gravitational waves. 

Candidates should have a PhD in astrophysics, physics or applied mathematics. Candidates with knowledge and experience in numerical relativity will be particularly favored. 

The successful applicant will be part of an ERC-funded international research group at SISSA ( The interests of the group focus on testing extensions of General Relativity with gravitational data, but also include more generally the physics and astrophysics of gravitational wave sources with current and future detectors. The candidate will also be part of the Astroparticle Physics Group at SISSA ( 

Trieste is a lively city by the Adriatic sea. It has plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities, and it characterized by a high concentration of scientific research institutions -- including, besides SISSA: the Institute for Fundamental Physics of the Universe (IFPU,, the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP,, the National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF; Observatory of Trieste, and the National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN; Trieste Section  

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. 

The application should include a CV, a publication list, and a research summary and proposal. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference. Applications will have to be sent by December 1st, 2020 for full consideration, but the search will remain open till the optimal candidate is found. 

The position is initially for two years and can be extended depending on successful performance. 

Inquiries may be directed to Enrico Barausse barausse[AT]

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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34136 Trieste