PhD Research Positions in Astrophysics in Chile

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, September 17, 2021
Archive Date: 
Friday, October 15, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Universidad Andres Bello
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Calle Fernández Concha 700
Street Line 3: 
Las Condes
Metropolitana de Santiago
Job Announcement Text: 

The Astrophysics Group at Universidad Andres Bello (UNAB) is receiving applications for its Ph.D. Program in Astrophysics for the academic year 2022.

The Astrophysics Group is located at the Casona Campus of UNAB in Santiago, Chile, and hosts a friendly and stimulating research environment where Ph.D. students can develop cutting-edge projects in Astrophysics. 

Main research topics carried out by the Astrophysics Group are exoplanets, protoplanetary disks, low-mass stars, Supernovae, stellar populations, Milky-Way, globular clusters, galaxy formation and evolution, active galactic nuclei, gravitational lenses, galaxy clusters and cosmology. The group has access to state-of-the-art observational infrastructure in Chile (e.g., ESO VLT, Las Campanas, Gemini-south, ALMA, APEX, CTIO, among others) and observational datasets (e.g. APOGEE, VVVX, LSST and  SDSSV when in operation). In addition, the group hosts a cluster for numerical simulations and high-volume data reduction and analysis. 

Interested students are invited to apply by October 15th, 2021. The application form can be found at the following link:

Applicants should upload a single pdf file with the requested items in the following exact order:

1) Cover letter including motivations

2) Undergraduate transcripts

3) CV (including a list of refereed publications and conference contributions)

4) MSc transcripts if available

Applicants should also arrange for 2 letters of recommendation, to be sent directly to [email protected] before the October 15 deadline.

Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed. Successful candidates will start the program by March 2022. Ph.D. scholarships are available, covering tuition fees and living allowance. For details about the Ph.D. program please see

Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 15, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, October 29, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Giuliano Pignata
Universidad Andres Bello
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