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Postdoc position in Bochum

to work on CTA and VERITAS or Fermi-LAT

Prof. Dr. Anna Franckowiak (

Event Details:

Monday, July 31, 2023


Ruhr-Universität Bochum

The Chair of Multi-Wavelength Astrophysics at the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy is looking for a postdoc (m,f,x) for 2 years, 39,83 hours per week, TVL E13

The Chair Multi-Wavelength Astrophysics is involved in high-energy neutrino detection with the IceCube Observatory, gamma-ray detections with the Fermi Large-Area Space Telescope and the next-generation observatory for very-high-energy gammy rays, The Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA). Within the scope of a third-party-funding project the Chair of Multi-Wavelength Astrophysics has a vacancy for a postdoc position (m/f/d).

Your tasks:

  •  optimization of CTA simulation software
  • CTA software pipeline development
  • gamma-ray data analysis
  • presentation of results within CTA collaboration and at international conferences

Your profile:

  • PhD in astroparticle physics (or related field)
  • good knowledge of English
  • good coding skills (preferentially in python)
  • excellent communication and presentation skills
  • experience in data analysis
  • experience in gamma-ray astronomy is a plus
  • willingness to travel

Our offerings:

  • Challenging and varied tasks with a high degree of personal responsibility
  • team-oriented cooperation in a committed, international and appreciative team
  • Fair and flexible working hours
  • a workplace in the countryside with direct access to the botanical garden of the Ruhr University Bochum

Additional information:

At the request of the applicant (m,f,x), the staff council may be involved in selection interviews. If the position is funded by third-party funds the employee has no teaching obligation.

Contact details for your application:

Vera Nowak, Phone: +49234 32 26710

Travel expenses for interviews cannot be refunded.

For information on the collection of personal data in the application process see:….

We are looking forward to receiving your application with the specification ANR: 2130 until 31.07.2023, send by e-mail to the following address:

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