PhD research position in Astrophysics in Chile

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Archive Date: 
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Universidad Andres Bello
Street Line 1: 
700 Fernandez Concha
City: 
Santiago
State/Province: 
Metropolitana
Zip/Postal: 
7591538
Country: 
Chile
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Astrophysics Group at Universidad Andres Bello (UNAB) is receiving applications for the 2020 academic year of its Ph.D. program.

The Astrophysics Group is located at the Casona Campus of UNAB in Santiago, Chile, and hosts a friendly and stimulating research environment where Ph.D. students can develop leading-edge projects in observational and theoretical Astrophysics. 

Main research topics carried out in the Astrophysics Group are exoplanets, low-mass stars, Supernovae, stellar populations, Milky-Way, globular clusters, galaxy formation and evolution, active galactic nuclei, gravitation lenses, galaxy clusters and cosmology. The research group has access to state-of-the-art observational infrastructure in Chile (e.g., VLT, La Silla, Magellan, Gemini-south, ALMA, APEX, CTIO, among others) and observational datasets (e.g. MaNGA, APOGEE, VVV, PESSTO). The group is part of the LACEGAL Network on galaxy formation and evolution, funded by Horizon 2020 (EU).

Interested students are invited to apply by  October 31, 2019. The application form and instructions can be found at the following link: http://form.jotformz.com/form/32884010427652. For further questions please write to nataly.alarcon@unab.cl.

Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed. Successful candidates will start the program by March 2020. Ph.D. scholarships are available, covering tuition fees and living allowance. For details about the Ph.D. program please see https://astrounab.cl/doctorado-en-astrofisica/

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Dante Minniti
Title: 
Professor
Country: 
Chile
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Dante Minniti
Email: 
nataly.alarcon@unab.cl