PhD positions at the University of Amsterdam

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Archive Date: 
Saturday, November 16, 2019
The upcoming date less then 1 day.
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
Institution Classification/Type: 
Foreign
Institution/Company: 
University of Amsterdam
City: 
Amsterdam
State/Province: 
Noord Holland
Zip/Postal: 
1090 GE
Country: 
Netherlands
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy (API) at the University of Amsterdam invites applicants for multiple PhD positions in astronomy and astrophysics. The positions are open to candidates from any country. The institute provides a stimulating, international environment in a city where English is a common language. Of our current PhD candidates, over 70% are foreign and over 40% are female.

PhD candidates execute a vigorous research program, under the supervision of one or more faculty members. Positions will be available in a number of fields of research where the institute is active, including exoplanets and their atmospheres, stellar astrophysics, neutron stars, explosive radio transients and the detection and characterization of radio counterparts of gravitational wave sources.

On our website you will find general information about doing a PhD at the API, our research and the available projects.

Requirements

The successful candidates must have an MSc degree (or equivalent) in physics, astronomy or a related subject, by the PhD starting date, which will typically be in Autumn 2020, but this is negotiable.

The University of Amsterdam is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritise diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.

Application procedure

Applications will be via online submission using the link below, where further instructions are provided.

Included Benefits: 

University of Amsterdam PhD candidates are fully-funded for four years and earn competitive salaries. The salary will be in accordance with the University regulations for academic personnel, and will range from €2,325 to €2,972 (salary scale P) gross per month. This is excl. 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end of year bonus. The Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities is applicable. Additional comprehensive benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, disability insurance, maternity and parental leave and pension contribution. The mandatory Dutch health insurance is not included, but is very affordable (~100 euro per month). Relocation costs (within reason) will also be reimbursed.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 15, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Ms. Milena Hoekstra
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
19-620
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Ms. Milena Hoekstra
Email: 
api-jobs@list.uva.nl