The CP3 center at the IRMP Research Institute in Mathematics and Physics (https://uclouvain.be/en/research-institutes/irmp) of the University of Louvain (UCLouvain) in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) is searching for an outstanding post-doctoral researcher to join its activities in research and development of instrumentation for gravitational wave detectors at the E-TEST research facility (https://www.etest-emr.eu) that aims to prepare the ground for the Einstein Telescope (ET) project.
The IRMP institute of UCLouvain hosts, among others, research on fundamental interactions and cosmology on the experimental and theoretical fronts. More than 100 physicists and mathematicians from all over the world currently work at the IRMP. Physicists of the IRMP are part of the Virgo Collaboration at the European Gravitational Observatory (EGO) and participate in the activities of a research and development facility, the E-TEST, funded by the EU through its Interreg Europe programme. E-TEST aims to prepare the construction of the ET project, the future third-generation European laser interferometer for gravitational wave detection. ET could be built at the frontier between Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany and start operations in the years 2030's.
The selected candidate is expected to take a leading role in the design and development of vibration isolation control systems and cryogenic inertial sensors. The selected candidate is expected to develop machine learning algorithms, which are to be integrated in this instrumentation. The appointment is initially available for two years, and could possibly be extended to 3 years subject to mutual satisfaction and availability of funds. Computing resources and support for traveling are excellent.
Applications including a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a brief statement of research interests and at least two recommendation letters from senior scientists should be submitted on-line, by 6 September 2020, at: https://cp3.irmp.ucl.ac.be/jobs/60
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
Physics: PhD or equivalent
|Titel||Post-doctoral position in Gravitational Wave Instrumentation|
|Employer||Université catholique de Louvain|
|Job location||Place de l'Université 1, 1348 Louvain-La-Neuve|
|Gepubliceerd||juni 24, 2020|
|Sluitingsdatum||september 6, 2020|
|Vakgebieden||Cosmologie,   Experimentele fysica,   Astrofysica,   Theoretische fysica,   Waarnemingsastronomie  |