PhD position in asteroid studies (AMU, Poland)

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, July 2, 2021
Archive Date: 
Friday, July 30, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Adam Mickiewicz University
Department Name: 
Astronomical Observatory Institute, Faculty of Physics
Street Line 1: 
Słoneczna 36
Job Announcement Text: 

Astronomical Observatory Institute at the Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań is seeking a PhD student to be funded by the Polish National Science Centre. The stipend is available for a period of 4 years, together with funding for conference travels. The starting date is 1. October 2021. After the end of the project there will be up to one year extra time to write up and defend a mandatory PhD dissertation. The stipend is 5 000 PLN per month in the first two years of the project and 6 000 PLNper month in another two years, and is tax free. The candidate will be working under the supervision of dr. hab. Anna Marciniak on various topics on physical studies of asteroids, using photometry in the visible, thermal data and stellar occultations.


  • Master degree in astronomy, computational physics, or a related field at the time of the beginning of the studies.
  • Good programming skills

The application should contain the following:

  • CV with the personal data processing consent (see below);
  • brief (up to one page) statement of research/programming experiences and skills;
  • a copy of the Master degree certicate (original language is acceptable), or the statement on the expected Master thesis submission and defence;
  • transcript of university grades with the description of the grading system

The application should be sent to [email protected]. Preference will be given to applications submitted on or before 15 August 2021, subsequent applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Additional information including the data processing consent:


Pay Compensation
$16000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 
  • Funding for conference travelling
  • Holiday allowance
  • Medical insurance
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, August 15, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Anna Marciniak
dr. hab.
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