Applications are invited for two PhD positions in Astrophysics at the Center for Theoretical Physics in Warsaw, Poland. The research projects will be led under the supervision of prof. Agnieszka Janiuk, and are related to computational astrophysics. Main focus is given to the accretion of matter onto black hole in the gamma ray bursts.
Scholarships cover a tax-free living allowance for 3 years. The starting date is envisaged on October 1st, 2017. PhD students will be also eligible for support for equipment and international travel to attend schools and conferences.
Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in astrophysics, physics, computational science or a related area. A good command of English and fluency in Linux operating system is required. The application must include:
Cover letter, including a motivation of preference for the above mentioned project
Curriculum Vitae (summarizing education, positions and academic work - scientific publications)
Personal Questionnaire form (downloaded from the Institute webpage)
Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, affiliation, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)
Transcript of records from their University
Certified copy of the MSc diploma, or a statement from the Supervisor regarding the prospects for completing the thesis before the starting date
Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system.
Submissions are to be received electronically (only pdf files) at the email address [email protected] by the closing date on August 31, 2017. Late submissions will be only considered until the positions are filled.
Further inquiries about the project are welcome and can be obtained by contacting the supervisor by email.