The Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center, a leading institute of the GeoPlanet Doctoral School, invites applications for PhD positions in astrophysics.
A wide range of topics is offered including stellar and relativistic astrophysics, astrophysics of compact stars, eclipsing binaries, novae, Galactic archaeology, gravitational waves, dark matter, dark matter detectors, astroparticle physics, and more. Description of all topics and contacts to prospective supervisors are given in the official announcement. Applicants should contact their potential supervisors to obtain more details on the proposed research topics.
PhD students in the doctoral school receive a scholarship for the period of 4 years, paid either by the institute, or from the research grant. See the description of research topics on the announcement page for details.
Application documents include: application form, copy of Master/university and Bachelor diplomas, transcript of grades, CV, motivation letter, English language certificates and at least one recommendation letter. For details about application and selection procedure see the official announcement text.