Postdoctoral Fellows

Job Posting: Max Planck Fellowship Program

May 26, 2016

The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) is inviting applications for its postdoctoral fellowship program.  Please note that only non-German applicants are eligible to apply.

The Albert Einstein Institute (AEI) offers a stimulating and dynamic research environment with broad opportunities for junior scientists. The institute is one of the world's leading centers for gravitational physics, and it is unique in the breadth and depth of its approach to the subject.

Each year the Institute will grant a limited number of Max Planck fellowships to outstandingforeign post-doctoral scientists who wish to spend up to two years at the institute. The Max Planck fellowship program offers three different stipends, depending on research track-record and achievements (net monthly stipend of €2,100, €2,300 or €3,000) plus some benefits and moving-cost reimbursements.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for fellowship:
-outstanding non-German scientists are invited to apply and spend up to two years at the Albert Einstein Institute in Potsdam and Hannover.

Candidates interested in Max Planck fellowships should fill out an application form and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, and statement of past, current and future research interests. Electronic Portable Document Format (PDF) submittals are strongly preferred. Applicants would need to indicate the names of three referees for recommendation letters. Referees will be notified by email on how to upload the letters.

For more information on the fellowship program, please visit the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics website.

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