Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Tübingen, Computational Astrophysics

Post-Doc Position   ( Announcement)

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral research position at the Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Tübingen (IAAT). The successful applicant will carry out original research in the field of Planet Formation working in the group of Professor Wilhelm Kley. Funding is within the German Research Foundation (DFG) Priority Programme 1992: "Exploring the Diversity of Extrasolar Planets". Emphasis of the research of the successful candidate will lie on the formation and evolution of planetary systems with multiple planets, and on the formation of resonant planetary systems.

The appointment is initially for two years and paid according to German public service scale. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae and bibliography electronically to Please ensure that three letters of recommendation are sent directly to the above e-mail address.

The salary will be according to the German Public Service Tarifs. All applications will receive full consideration until the position is filled. The University of Tübingen seeks to increase the fraction of female scientists in research and teaching and particularly encourages applications from women. Disabled candidates are given preference if equally qualified.

Applications should be sent until 31 October 2017

All applications will receive full consideration until the position is filled.

Informal inquiries are welcome and should be directed to:

Further information about the research in Tübingen under:

Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Kley, Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Auf der Morgenstelle 10, D-72076 Tübingen, Germany, Tel. +49 7071 29 74007