PhD position in Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
Institution Classification/Type: 
KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
Job Announcement Text: 

A PhD position is available at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. The astrophysics research at KTH covers a broad range of topics related to astronomical transients and compact objects, as well as the development of instrumentation for X-ray astronomy. The main focus for the PhD position is studies of supernovae and gamma-ray bursts. The work will primarily involve analysis and modelling of observational data. 

A suitable background for this position is a Master of Science in astronomy or physics. A relevant degree project and experience of data analysis would be advantageous. The applicant should enjoy working as a part of a team and have excellent oral and written communication skills.

The employment is four years with the possibility of extension up to five years. Up to 20 percent department duties, such as teaching, are included in the employment. The start date is flexible within the period Aug-Oct 2021. More information about the position can be found in the link above. 

Please apply through the KTH recruitment system, following the instructions in the link above. 


The following documents should be included in the application:

CV, including contact details of two referees.

Cover letter, including a description of your research interests and experience.

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Included Benefits: 

The employment includes full social benefits. The annual salary increases from about EUR35,000 in the first year to about EUR41,000 in the final year.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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