PhD in Astronomy / Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, August 6, 2018
Archive Date: 
Monday, November 26, 2018
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
Institution Classification/Type: 
Foreign
Institution/Company: 
International Max Planck Research School on Astrophysics
City: 
Garching / Munich
State/Province: 
Bavaria
Country: 
Germany
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Call for applications / PhD stipends for successful applicants

Boost your career and do your PhD in one of the largest centers for Astronomy and Astrophysics in Europe! Work with the leading scientists in the field to accelerate your scientific career!

The International Max-Planck Research School on Astrophysics (IMPRS) is soliciting applications for its PhD program. Located in the beautiful Munich-Garching area in southern Bavaria (Germany), the school offers a unique environment for graduate students due to the presence of four internationally renowned institutes which form the school:
         * The Max Planck Institute for extraterrestrial Physics (MPE)
         * The Observatory of the University of Munich (LMU/USM)
         * The Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics (MPA)
         * The European Southern Observatory (ESO)

IMPRS offers a highly competitive PhD program, including lectures, seminars and a research project supervised by leading scientists at one of the participating institutions. Course language is English. Students have access to the world largest ground- and spaced-based observatories and instrumentation operated by the participating institutes as well as to supercomputers for advanced numerical simulations and theoretical studies.

Applications for the PhD program are open to students from all countries. Successful applicants will get a working contract / fellowship and we will assist you with all administrative matters. This means "Concentrate on your research - we do the rest!"

For more details see: http://www.imprs-astro.mpg.de/content/application

The closing date for applications for the program starting in September 2019 is November 15, 2018.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$1700.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$2000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

Living costs are covered by a work contract or fellowship. Students earn about 1.500 to 1.800 Euro (about 1.700 - 2.000 USD) per month net income, depending on martial / family status. Support in all administrative matters such as visa, housing and access to free language classes are provided. 

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, March 15, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Dr. Werner Becker
Title: 
International Max Planck Research School
Institution/Company: 
Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics
Street Line 1: 
Giessenbachstrasse
City: 
Garching / Munich
State/Province: 
Bavaria
Zip/Postal Code: 
85741
Country: 
Germany
Phone: 
+4989300003650
FAX: 
+4989300003655
Email: 
office@imprs-astro.mpg.de
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Annette Hilbert
Subject: 
IMPRS Office Assistant
Email: 
office@impr-astro.mpg.de