CENTRA invites applications for a postdoctoral position in the area of relativistic gravitation associated to the FCT project “Theoretical and Phenomenological aspects of Extensions of General Relativity” IF/00250/2013. The appointment is for one year, subject to renewal for an additional year upon satisfactory performance.
The starting date for the fellowship should be September 1st 2016. Emphasis of this position will be on modified gravity and its cosmological, astrophysical or astronomical phenomenology. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Physics and should be willing to undertake original, multidisciplinary projects in one (or more) of these aspects of the above topics.
The applicant is expected to contribute to the efforts of the group and to participate actively to the preparation of applications foradditional funding. Applicants should upload a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of research interests and a short(1 page) research plan to the web application form. The application also requires three letters of recommendation that will be requested directly once the web application form is validated.
Applications should be received by April 15th, 2016. Incomplete applications shall not be considered. Screening of applicants will begin on April 16th, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information please contact Sante Carloni.
This position is supported by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia of Portugal.