The Leibniz Institute for Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP) invites applications for a Doctoral Researcher in Solar Physics (f/m/d). The position is within the project »From Flux Emergence to Decay – A High-resolution Study of Sunspots«supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG).
We are seeking a highly motivated student with a Master degree in physics or astronomy & astrophysics with good/very good grades according to the German grading scheme for higher education. Good command of spoken and written English and basic programming skills are desirable. Genuine interest or some experience in solar physics research, astronomical observations will be highly beneficial. The doctoral student will be registered at the University of Potsdam, which also grant the doctoral degree. The appointment is a fixed-term contract for three years. As an equal opportunity employer AIP considers individuals for employment according to their skills, abilities, and experiences. Preference will be given to handicapped persons with equal competence. Women are especially encouraged to apply.
Applications for and inquiries about the doctoral position should be sent to Dr. Meetu Verma preferably via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, please send a single PDF file containing curriculum vitae including publications, transcripts, motivation letter including statements on education, skills, and experience. If applicable, please attach separately the copies of Bachelor and/or Master Thesis. Applicants should also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent. Review of applications will begin 2019 October 1, and continue until the position is filled.
The salary is based on the German public service scale (75% working time, TV-L E13), which includes employer contributions to medical and dental insurance, maternity leave, and retirement benefits.
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