PhD positions in Astronomy and Astro(particle)physics at Radboud University Nijmegen

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, October 8, 2018
Archive Date: 
Monday, December 3, 2018
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Radboud University
Department Name: 
Dept of Astrophysics / IMAPP
Street Line 1: 
PO Box 9010
City: 
Nijmegen
State/Province: 
GE
Zip/Postal: 
6500 GL
Country: 
Netherlands
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

We invite applications for at least 6 PhD positions in astronomy, astrophysics, and astroparticle physics at Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, to work in various research groups within the Department of Astrophysics. There are positions available in the areas of cosmic rays, astroparticle physics, galactic magnetic fields, interstellar medium, electromagnetic follow-up of gravitational wave events, compact accreting objects, and the development of astronomical instrumentation for space-based radio astronomy.

The 4-year PhD program consists of a defined research project under the supervision of one or more staff members. The positions are open to candidates from any country. You should have a MSc in astronomy or physics. The starting date is typically in the Fall of 2019, but this is negotiable.

The Department of Astrophysics at Radboud University is part of the Institute of Mathematics, Astrophysics and Particle Physics (IMAPP) and hosts the Radboud Radio Lab. The vibrant and international department consists of 13 faculty, ~15 postdocs and engineers, ~30 PhD students, and ~10 Master students. Research activities focus on gravitational waves, high-energy astro(particle) physics, black holes, cosmic rays, stellar and binary evolution, star clusters, galactic magnetism and the Milky Way.

To apply, please email a succinct cover letter, CV, list of university courses taken with a transcript of grades, and a statement of your past research (all pdf) to secr@astro.ru.nl, mentioning “PhDDec2018” in the subject line.  Also, please arrange for 2 letters of reference to be emailed to secr@astro.ru.nl, with “PhDDec2018” in the subject line.

Complete applications received by 1 December 2018 will receive full consideration.

 

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$2600.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$3330.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

The positions are part of the collective labour agreement (CAO) of the Dutch universities and research institutes, with gross/month salaries of 2266 - 2897 Euro for a PhD student depending on experience. The Faculty of Science is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and as such strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. Priority will be given to applicants from underrepresented groups in case of equal qualifications. University positions in the Netherlands include good medical and social benefits (including maternity and paternity leave and child care) plus holiday and end-of-year bonuses.

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 15, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
PhD Selection Committee
Institution/Company: 
Radboud University
Department Name: 
Dept of Astrophysics / IMAPP
Street Line 1: 
PO Box 9010
City: 
Nijmegen
Zip/Postal Code: 
6500 GL
Country: 
Netherlands
Email: 
secr@astro.ru.nl
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Marijke Haverkorn
Subject: 
PhDDec2018
Email: 
m.haverkorn@astro.ru.nl