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 firstname.lastname@example.org, mentioning “PhDDec2018” in the subject line. Also, please arrange for 2 letters of reference to be emailed to email@example.com, with “PhDDec2018” in the subject line.
Complete applications received by 1 December 2018 will receive full consideration.