PhD position in High Energy Astrophysics:

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Archive Date: 
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Tübingen
Department Name: 
Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics
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Job Announcement Text: 

The High Energy Astrophysics group of the Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IAAT) at the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen invites applications for a

PhD position (duration: 3 years; starting date: Sep. 1st, 2019)

in the context of observational studies of Galactic TeV-selected supernova remnants detected with H.E.S.S.

The successful candidate will work on multiwavelength data obtained on specific TeV-selected supernova remnants and their interpretation, with a focus on X-ray data obtained with XMM-Newton. The work will be conducted in the framework of the high energy astrophysics group at IAAT. Applicants are required to have a diploma, master or equivalent university degree in physics or astronomy at the beginning of the contract.

The position is available starting September 1st, 2019, a later starting date can be negotiated. The salary is based upon the German federal public service scale (50% of E13 TV-L). The University seeks to raise the number of women in research and teaching and therefore urges qualified women to apply. Severely handicapped persons will be preferentially considered in case of equivalent qualification. The process of hiring the selected candidate is handled by the Central Administration of the University.

Please send your application before June 20th, 2019 together with a CV, copies of diploma, M.A., or related certificates, and the names and e-mail addresses of two academic references, preferably electronically in a single PDF file, to Dr. Gerd Pühlhofer ( and copy to Prof. Andrea Santangelo (

Included Benefits: 

The position is that of a scientific employee with a salary based upon the German federal public service scale (50% of E13 TV-L) and includes full employee benefits.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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PhD Galactic TeV-selected SNRs