1 PhD position in astronomy and astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, September 1, 2017
Archive Date: 
Friday, October 6, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
1st Physics Institute of the University of Cologne, Germany
City: 
Cologne
State/Province: 
North Rhine Westphalia
Zip/Postal: 
50937
Country: 
Germany
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for one PhD position in the group of Prof. Lucas Labadie at the 1st Physics Institute of the University of Cologne. In the context of our involvement in the EELT instrumentation program, the Institute is responsible for the development of the Warm Calibration Unit (WCU) of the METIS instrument. The successful candidate will work towards a PhD thesis in Experimental Physics/Astrophysics. As member of the local METIS team, she/he will 1) develop the experimental tools and breadboards to demonstrate the instrumental solutions envisioned for the WCU, 2) contribute to the design/validation of the sub-systems throughout the project lifetime, 3) exploit our astrophysical data on YSOs obtained from VLT/VLTI, 4) contribute the preparation of science cases on protoplanetary disks with the interferometer MATISSE/VLTI. Applicants should hold a MSc or Diploma degree in astrophysics-astronomy or physics. She/he should ideally also have a background in fields associated to astronomical instrumentation or to observational astronomy. Working language is English. The salary is based on the E13 50% TV-L scale. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should send by October 6, 2017 a single PDF file containing a CV, educational and grades record, and a short statement of research interests to labadie@ph1.uni-koeln.de. The names of two referees to whom references will be asked must be provided.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 6, 2017
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Dr. Lucas Labadie
Institution/Company: 
1st Physics Institute, University of Cologne
Street Line 1: 
Zülpicher Strasse 77
City: 
Cologne
State/Province: 
North Rhine Westphalia
Zip/Postal Code: 
50937
Country: 
Germany
Phone: 
+49221 470349
FAX: 
+49221 4705162
Email: 
labadie@ph1.uni-koeln.de
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Lucas Labadie
Email: 
labadie@ph1.uni-koeln.de