PhD Fellowship in Astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2023
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
Institution Classification/Type: 
Foreign
Institution/Company: 
University of Copenhagen - Niels Bohr Institute
Department Name: 
DARK
Street Line 1: 
Jagtvej 155
City: 
København N
State/Province: 
Copenhagen
Zip/Postal: 
2200
Country: 
Denmark
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applicants are invited for 1-2 PhD positions in extragalactic stellar streams in the new group of Sarah Pearson at DARK, the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen. The positions are part of the larger project: “Decoding Dark Matter with Stellar Streams from Beyond the Milky Way”. The start date is between 1 September - 1 December 2024.

Candidates with an interest in galaxies, galactic dynamics, stellar streams, dark matter, extragalactic astrophysics, and/or simulations are particularly encouraged to apply. PhD students are encouraged to develop ownership of their projects and will receive support to travel to international conferences, and visit collaborators.

DARK’s areas of research include, but are not limited to: observations, simulations and theory of astrophysical transients and cosmic explosions (including tidal disruption events and supernovae), neutrino astrophysics, high-redshift galaxies, fundamental cosmology, dark matter and dark energy, black holes and AGN, and cosmic dust. PhDs are encouraged to interact with scientists at DARK and at other research centers.

DARK is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to background, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or age. 

For more information on the positions, DARK's areas of research, and on how to apply, please click APPLY HERE below.

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Questions should be directed to Assistant Professor Sarah Pearson, [email protected] or secretary, Meagan K Jensen, [email protected].

Pay Compensation
Compensation Notes: 
17.1% pension fund is added to basic salary
Included Benefits: 
  • Universal healthcare insurance included
  • 6 weeks paid holiday 
  • Parental leave
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2023
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Sarah Pearson
Title: 
Assistant Professor
Institution/Company: 
University of Copenhagen - Niels Bohr Institute
Department Name: 
DARK
Street Line 1: 
Jagtvej 155
City: 
Copenhagen
Zip/Postal Code: 
2200
Country: 
Denmark
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Sarah Pearson
Subject: 
PhD Position in Extragalactic Stellar Streams