Current opening at GRAPPA (see details below):

  • Research Associates in Astroparticle Physics (deadline: 30 November 2016)

    Joint Postdoctoral position at Amsterdam/Leiden (deadline: 30 November 2016)

Research Associates in Astroparticle Physics

The GRAPPA center of excellence in Astroparticle Physics and Gravitation ( invites applications for 1 or more postdoctoral positions to start around Fall 2017. The group has wide research interests, including dark matter phenomenology, cosmic rays, high-energy astrophysics, cosmology, black holes physics, gravitational waves, and string theory, and it includes experimental physicists active in the Antares/KM3NeT, ATLAS, CTA, LOFAR, and XENON1T collaborations.

The appointment is for two years, and it can be extended by one year upon availability of funds. The salary is set by Dutch labor law, including generous benefits, and depends on experience. Candidates should have obtained a PhD in a field related to the group’s research interests after December 2012, or expect to obtain it by September 2017.

For further information, please contact Gianfranco Bertone (g.bertone [at] or Christoph Weniger (c.weniger [at]

The deadline to apply for these positions is 30 November 2016.


Joint Postdoctoral position at Amsterdam/Leiden

We invite applications for a joint postdoctoral position at the GRAPPA center of excellence in Astroparticle Physics at the U. of Amsterdam, and at the Lorentz Institute at the U. of Leiden. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in the application of advanced statistical methods and/or machine learning, to astronomy and/or particle physics. The appointment is for two years with a starting date in the Fall 2017.

Instructions to apply: Interested candidates should submit the application material through the general GRAPPA postdoctoral search at

(No action needed from applicants who have already submitted their material through the link above, as they will automatically considered for all positions open at GRAPPA)

For further details please contact Gianfranco Bertone ( or Alexey Boyarsky (