The Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics invites applications for a PhD position in the area of strong gravitational lensing. The successful candidate will work with Dr Simona Vegetti on gravitational lensing as a probe of galaxy formation and the nature of dark matter. The position is funded through a European Starting Grant awarded to Dr Vegetti.
The successful candidate will join the vibrant research environment of the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics in Garching. The position comes with a generous travel budget, and the student is expected to travel to the US, UK and the Netherlands to work with collaborators.
The position is available from January 2019, but the starting date is negotiable. Interested candidates are invited to apply by sending a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of their scientific experience and interests, and a copy of their academic transcripts to the email address firstname.lastname@example.org. The candidate should also arrange for at least two letters of reference to be sent to the same email address.
Applications are due by December 6, but later applications will be considered until the position is filled.
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