Doctoral Researcher in Solar Physics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, August 19, 2019
Archive Date: 
Monday, September 30, 2019
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
Department Name: 
Solar Physics
Street Line 1: 
An der Sternwarte 16
City: 
Potsdam
State/Province: 
Brandenburg
Zip/Postal: 
14482
Country: 
Germany
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

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 bewerbung_2019-19@aip.de. 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.

Included Benefits: 

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.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Meetu Verma
Title: 
Dr.
Institution/Company: 
Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
Department Name: 
Solar Physics
Street Line 1: 
An der Sternwarte 16
City: 
Potsdam
State/Province: 
Brandenburg
Zip/Postal Code: 
14482
Country: 
Germany
Phone: 
+493317499450
Email: 
bewerbung_2019-19@aip.de
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Dr. Meetu Verma
Subject: 
PhD position in the research field of solar physics
Email: 
bewerbung_2019-19@aip.de