Applications are invited for 5 PhD positions in Astrophysics at Radboud University in the Netherlands, to work in various research groups within the Department of Astrophysics. The offered PhD projects are:
1. Gaia and BlackGEM synoptic transient surveys
2. Stellar explosions and binary evolution
3. Science with the Netherlands-China Low frequency Explorer (NCLE)
4. Magnetic fields in the Milky Way: Faraday Tomography of large radio-polarimetric surveys
5. Magnetic fields in the Milky Way: introducing optical polarimetry of stars
For extended descriptions of these positions, please see http://www.ru.nl/astrophysics/about-us/vacancies/phd-positions-astrophys....
The Department of Astrophysics at Radboud University is part of the Institute of Mathematics, Astrophysics and Particle Physics (IMAPP). The vibrant department consists of 13 faculty, ~15 postdocs and engineers, ~20 PhD students, and ~10 Master students. Research activities focus on high-energy astrophysics, black holes, cosmic-rays, gravitational waves, stellar and binary evolution, star clusters and the Milky Way.
To apply, email a cover letter, CV, list of university courses taken with a transcript of grades, and a brief research statement (PDF) to firstname.lastname@example.org, mentioning “PhDApril2018” in the subject line. Also, please arrange for two letters of reference to be emailed to email@example.com, also using “PhDApril2018” in the subject line. You should have a MSc in astronomy or physics. You are welcome to apply for any of the positions or to express your interest in one or more specific projects. Complete applications received by 15 April 2018 will receive full consideration. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and individuals with disabilities.