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Postdoc position: The astrophysics of pulsar wind nebulae and related systems

We are opening a position for a postdoc with interests in the theoretical development of our understanding of pulsar wind nebulae and related systems. The candidate will join ongoing research on radiative / hydrodynamical models of PWNe, including reverberation. We are particularly interested in candidates with previous experience in this topic, either using radiative codes or with HD/MHD codes such as PLUTO, or both. The candidate should have good background with C++, Python, and Fortran programming languages.

Other research in the group spans transitional pulsars and gamma-ray binaries, accreting binaries, magnetospheric emission from pulsars, and applications of  graph theory and machine learning to aspects of pulsar physics and astrophysics.

The Institute of Space Sciences (ICE-CSIC) has been recently distinguished with the María de Maeztu Excellence Seal, as one of the top research centers in the country. It has 24 faculty members. Their areas of research vary from engineering applied to several space missions to fundamental physics and cosmology, from high-energy astronomy to theoretical astrophysics.

ICE is part of the "Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas" (CSIC, the Spanish National Research Council). CSIC is the largest public institution dedicated to research in Spain and the third largest in Europe. Members of ICE are affiliated too to the Catalan Institute of Space Studies (IEEC, Institut d'Estudis Espacials de Catalunya).

ICE-CSIC strives to building a culturally diverse community of researchers, dedicated to contributing to an inclusive environment. We encourage, in particular, applications by women and members of minorities.

ICE-CSIC is located in a modern building on the Campus of the Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona in Bellaterra, just outside Barcelona. The Campus is well served by public transportation (railways and buses), and a variety of accommodation options can be found both in Barcelona city center and in the smaller towns close to the University Campus (Cerdanyola, Sabadell, Terrassa, Sant Cugat, Sant Quirze, Rubí, and others).

To apply please send your cover letter, CV, and publications list in a single pdf  (in case your papers were published with large collaborations, please clarify your contribution and involvement) together with the names of at least 2 persons who can write a letter of reference for you to:

How to apply


To apply please send your cover letter, CV, and publications list in a single pdf (in case your papers were published with large collaborations, please clarify your contribution and involvement) together with the names of at least 2 persons who can write a letter of reference for you to:

Prof. Diego F. Torres. Email: Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.

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The position will be open until filled and its expected duration is 2 years. The salary will accord to CSIC's scale and will be fixed according to experience. A starting date in early 2023 is preferred.

Application deadline: January 31st.


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