Active announcements:

  • 3-year postdoctoral position at Newcastle University. They are looking to recruit a postdoctoral research assistant/associate to the STFC-funded project "Superfluid dynamics in neutron stars". The goal of this project is to develop computational models for the small-scale dynamics of superfluids and magnetic fields inside neutron stars. The start date is flexible, but applications must be received by the closing date of 12 April 2022. More information here.
  • Chair in Astrophysics in University College Cork, Ireland. We currently have a senior (tenured) professorship position available in astrophysics, gravitational physics or cosmology in the Department of Physics, University College Cork, Ireland. More information can be found here.
  • USAL4EXCELLENCE Spain long-term contract in Astrophysics/Astroparticles, The “University of Salamanca Programme to Foster Research Excellence” (USAL4EXCELLENCE) is offering postdoc positions with possible extension to a long-term contract. The position is for 30 months. Most likely at the end of this period the candidate will be evaluated and, if the evaluation will be positive, will be promoted to long-term contract. USAL4EXCELLENCE welcomes applicants from any nationalities but they may not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the call deadline. Interested candidates in the field of Astrophysics/Theoretical Physics/Simulation in a broad sense should contact for more information on their scientific proposal and a local letter of commitment. The application process is described here. Questions about this position can be sent to Angeles Perez-Garcia ( )

Past announcements:

  • 2 year postdoc position at Gran Sasso Science Institute, to work on “Theoretical-phenomenological research activities for the study of high energy astrophysical sources with a multi-messenger approach (neutrinos, gamma rays and gravitational waves)”. More details about the position can be found here. The deadline for applications is on November 25, 2021. 
  • Three PhD positions at the The Institute of Space Sciences (ICE,  CSIC) in Barcelona. You  can also contact  either Diego F.   Torres (ICE director)  or Aldo Serenelli  (ICE  deputy director,  to  ask about  possible matching of topics and researchers. Applications should apply from  28 of  October to  11th of  November directly through the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation web here. The possible topics will be: "The fabric of the universe: Using multi-disciplinary cosmological probes and gravitational waves to understand what the universe is made of and how it evolves", "The extreme Universe: Understanding how matter and fields behave in extreme conditions of density and pressure, gravitational or electromagnetic forces.", and "From  star formation to  life: Searching for and  characterizing extrasolar Earth-like planets, understanding how they form,  and the analogy with our own planetary environment." 
  • Tenured lectureship position in theoretical astrophysics, gravitational physics, or cosmology in the Department of Physics, University College Cork, Ireland. Application Deadline: Friday, November 12, 2021. More information can be found here.
  • Postdoctoral opportunities for female researchers at FSU Jena. The University of Jena is again announcing scholarships for female postdoctoral researchers. These scholarships may be granted for a duration of between 6 months and 2 years, depending on the type of scholarship. Successful applicants will be supported for their projects with a monthly stipend of €2,000 and family allowances, if applicable. Deadline 25 November 2021. More information here and here
  • Several Post-doctoral research positions as part of the Nuclear Physics of Multi-Messenger Mergers (NP3M) Focus Research Hub in Theoretical Physics, supported by the National Science Foundation. These postdocs will be employees of either the University of Tennessee, Syracuse University, Penn State University, the University of Houston, or Indiana University but may also perform research at any one of the institutions represented by the NP3M senior investigators. More information here.
  • Post-doctoral position in Florence in “GRMHD models of astrophysical compact objects”. Deadline November 9th. More information here.
  • Post-doctoral position at the Institute of Space Sciences in Barcelona to work on simulations for the Athena X-ray Observatory.  We welcome applications for a post-doctoral position on data simulations for the Athena X-ray Observatory at the Institute of Space Sciences in Barcelona (ICE), which is part of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the Catalan Institute for Space Studies (IEEC). The applicant is requested to have experience in: - High energy astrophysics in general; - X-ray data analysis; - Python and related libraries. The successful candidate is expected to work actively on Athena simulations but having 30% of the time to pursue his/her own scientific interests. A scientific background on neutron star science is a plus, but not strictly necessary. The position is for 2 years, with possible extensions. Deadline: October 20th, 2021. To apply please send your CV to: Nanda Rea
  • Postdoc position at Czech Technical University in Prague on Selected topics in Astroneutrino physics. The deadline for application is 31st of August 2021. The application documents should be submitted in electronic form via e-mail to The detailed information about application is to be found at GPF2022-v4.pdf (
  • Postdoctoral position in Gravitational Wave Physics/Neutron Stars in Coimbra/Potsdam, The successful candidate will work in tight collaboration with Dr. Violetta Sagun in Coimbra on neutron star physics and with Prof. Tim Dietrich in Potsdam on numerical-relativity simulations. While the position will be primarily based at the
    University of Coimbra (Portugal), long-term stays at the University of Potsdam will be possible. A necessary requirement is a PhD degree in Physics or Astrophysics. A background in nuclear astrophysics, theoretical gravitational-wave physics, numerical relativity, and computational astrophysics is beneficial. Experience in general-relativistic numerical simulations is highly welcomed. Applications, which have to be sent electronically to Violetta Sagun (violetta.sagun[AT], should include a curriculum vitae, a motivation letter, copies of the MS and PhD certificates. Three recommendation letters should be sent separately to the above-mentioned e-mail. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The application deadline for full consideration is September 15th, 2021. The position is for one year with a possibility of extension by applying for a personal fellowship. The expected starting date is on the 1st of January, 2022.
  • One PhD position and one post-doctoral (2+2) position at the Institute of Space Sciences (IEEC-CSIC), Barcelona, in the field of magnetic fields imprints on exoplanets. The positions fit within an ERC Starting Grant "IMAGINE", which aims at clarifying the role of magnetism on planets, undertaking an interdisciplinary approach, including transfer of knowledge from neutron stars magnetism. More information and details here and here
  • Postdoctoral position at the University of Turku in high-energy astrophysics, especially in the field of accreting neutron stars and X-ray polarimetry. The deadline for applications is May 31 2021. More details here (Job ID 11339).
  • Full professor position at Lyon-1 university. A full professor position is opening at the University of Lyon-1 for the IP2I laboratory in the field of nuclear astrophysics and/or theoretical cosmology in relation with gravitational waves. Deadline for the application is June, 3rd at 4pm (CET). The position starts in September 2021. More details here.
  • Postdoc position at the University of Salamanca. We are considering applications for 1-3 yr postdoc positions in the fall. A postdoctoral fellow position is available to work on astro/nuclear/theoretical physics. We are looking for candidates who a) have less than 2 yr experience from doctorate date or b) long experience in any combination of the previous. Interested candidates should send as soon as possible a curriculum vitae, publication list, and a description of research interests to Angeles Perez at
  • Research Fellow in Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics, Southampton Gravity Group. More information here. Deadline 11th March 2021
  • Postdoc position at IFIN-HH Bucharest in Physics of Neutron Stars. More information here. Deadline 15th of Ferbruary 2021. 
  • CNRS Permanent junior research scientist position (Associate scientist normal class) on "Modelisation of nuclear astrophysics" at LPC-Caen. The deadline is 7th January 2021. More information here (opening Number 01/02)
  • Postdoctoral position in black hole magnetosphere modeling at CNRS/Université Grenoble Alpes. More information here. Deadline 18th December 2020.
  • Postdoc position at INAF IASF-Milano in strongly magnetized neutron stars. More information here. Deadline 30th of October 2020. 
  • Postdoc position in multimessenger theoretical astrophysics, University of Jena, full information can be found hereDeadline 31st of October 2020
  • PhD-Position in computational astrophysics, Universidad de Valencia, more information here. Deadline 1st of October 2020.
  • PhD position, University of the Balearic Islands, full information can be found hereDeadline 30th of September 2020
  • Research fellow in Astrophysics – Gravitational waves, Université de Paris, more information here. Deadline July 31, 2020.
  • Postdoctoral position, Theory of Matter under Extreme Conditions in Astrophysics, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Wroclaw University, Poland. More information here and here. Deadline April 30, 2020.