Academic Staff Member - PhD student

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, September 1, 2023
Archive Date: 
Friday, October 27, 2023
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Potsdam
Department Name: 
Institute of Physics and Astronomy / Theoretical Astroparticle Physics
Street Line 1: 
Karl-Liebknecht-Str.24/25
City: 
Potsdam
State/Province: 
Brandenburg
Zip/Postal: 
14476
Country: 
Germany
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

We invite applications for one PhD position in Theoretical Astroparticle Physics at Potsdam University limited to three years, which will be filled as soon as possible.

Your Field of Work:
The astroparticle-physics theory group, led by Prof. Martin Pohl currently consists of four postdocs and three PhD students, whose research focusses on the physics of cosmic accelerators (such as supernova remnants), gamma-ray astronomy, and plasma physics. The position will be associated with a project involving massively parallel Particle-in-cell simulations of electron acceleration at collisionless shocks that is funded by DFG and embedded in a cooperation with research groups in Cracow and in Tokyo.

Your Qualifications:
- M.Sc. in physics, astronomy, or equivalent
- Experience with modeling of particle acceleration and wave-particle interactions and/or numerical and analytical studies of space plasma
- Good command of English

What We Offer:
- Regular employment including enrollment in the public health-care and pension systems.
- The University of Potsdam offers its employees flexible working hours and proportional home office hours.

For more information about this position, please contact Mr. Prof. Martin Pohl ([email protected]).
 

Your Application
Please send us your application in electronic form a CV, a 2-page statement of current and future research interests, a list of publications, a link to the M.Sc. thesis, and the names and contact info of at least 2 references by the deadline of November 1, 2023. Provide the ID no. 403/2023, by email to [email protected].

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2023
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, December 1, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Ines Tietgen
Institution/Company: 
University Potsdam
Department Name: 
Intitute of Physics and Astronomy / Theoretical Astroparticle Physics
Street Line 1: 
Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24/25
City: 
Potsdam
State/Province: 
Brandenburg
Zip/Postal Code: 
14476
Country: 
Germany
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
403/2023
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Dr. Martin Pohl