PhD appointments at the IMPRS for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Bonn/Cologne (Germany)

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, August 31, 2018
Archive Date: 
Friday, November 16, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
Institution Classification/Type: 
Max Planck Institute for Radioastronomy
North Rhine Westphalia
Job Announcement Text: 

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Astronomy & Astrophysics is a joint structured doctoral program by the Max Planck Institute for Radioastronomy (MPIfR, Bonn) and the Universities of Bonn and Cologne.

Several PhD positions are available at one of the most vibrant Astronomy centers in Europe for talented students who are about to finish their Master (or equivalent) degree in Physics or Astrophysics. The instruction language is English.

Program Details:

  •     Appointments are for 3 years, starting at any time in 2019.
  •     Starting annual gros salary:  ~23000€ with attractive benefits.
  •     The IMPRS for A&A has 60 PhD researchers from 26 countries.
  •     Mentorship from world class faculty from the MPIfR and the Universities of Bonn and Cologne.
  •     Research on a broad range of hot topics in observational and theoretical astrophysics.
  •     Access to world class observing facilities at a large range of wavelengths.
  •     Career enhancement workshops, advanced lecture courses.
  •     Funding for travel and research.

The deadline is November 15th 2018

For more information and electronic application, visit
Further inquiries can be sent to the Coordinator Dr. Rainer Mauersberger at

Included Benefits: 

Paid vacations and sick leave, employer contributions to health and accident insurance, and retirement scheme.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Dr. Rainer Mauersberger
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