Institut für Astronomie & Astrophysik

Post-doc position in stellar X-ray astronomy

The Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics of the University of Tuebingen (IAAT) has an opening for a

Post-doc position
(100% E13 TV-L for 1.5 years) in stellar X-ray astronomy.

The project is based on data obtained with the X-ray observatory XMM-Newton. The successful applicant will be a member of the research group Space Based Astrophysics of Eberhard Karls Universitaet Tuebingen led by JProf. B. Stelzer which has its focus on multi-wavelength observations of the formation and evolution of low-mass stars and brown dwarfs.

The applicant must have a PhD degree in physics or astrophysics. Expertise with X-ray data analysis and a background in studies of stellar activity is an advantage.

The position will be funded for a duration of 1.5 years (18 months). Salary will be according to 100% E13 of the TV-L of the German public services. The application is expected to consist of a CV (including personal data, formation, skills and expertises), copies of university degrees and a brief (1-2 page) statement of previous research experiences and motivation. The candidate should arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Prof. B. Stelzer.
The deadline for applications is May 15, 2022 with a starting date of Sep 1, 2022.
Eberhard Karls Universitaet Tuebingen is committed to increasing the percentage of women in research.

In case of equal qualification preference will be given to applicants with disabilities.
Employment takes place via the Central Administration of the University.

Contact for application and further information:
Beate Stelzer stelzerspam prevention@astro.uni-tuebingen.de

 

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