The 1st Physics Institute of the University of Cologne, group of Prof. Dr. Lucas Labadie, invites applications for a PhD Position in Astronomy and Astrophysics. The position is available for German applicants. The successful candidate will work towards a PhD thesis in Experimental Physics/Astrophysics covering both an instrumentation and astrophysics subject.
The aim of this position is to support successful candidate will work towards a PhD thesis in Experimental Physics/Astrophysics covering both an instrumentation and astrophysics subject.
The University of Cologne is a university in Cologne, Germany. It was the sixth university to be established in Central Europe and, although it closed in 1798 before being re-established in 1919, it is now one of the largest universities in Germany with more than 48,000 students.
Course Level: Position is available to pursue PhD programme.
Study Subject: Position is awarded in the field of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Scholarship Award: Position will cover the following:
- The position is funded for three years, with a possible extension upon performance. The salary will be based on the German E13 TV-L scale if terms and conditions under collective bargaining law are fulfilled.
Number of Scholarships: Not known
Scholarship can be taken in Germany
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- Applicants should hold the equivalent of a MSc or Diploma degree in astrophysics, astronomy or physics.
- She/He should ideally also have a strong background in fields associated to astronomical instrumentation or/and in observational astronomy. The working language is English.
Nationality: German applicants are eligible to apply for the grant.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a MSc or Diploma degree in astrophysics, astronomy or physics.
How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email:
- Applicants should send a single PDF file containing a CV, educational and grades record, and a short statement of research interests to Labadie-at-ph1.uni-koeln.de. The names of two referees to whom reference will be asked must be provided.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is September 30, 2017.