PhD in Experimental Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, August 13, 2021
Archive Date: 
Friday, September 24, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Weizmann Institute of Science
Department Name: 
Particle Physics and Astrophysics
Street Line 1: 
234 Hertzl st.
City: 
Rehovot
State/Province: 
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Zip/Postal: 
760001
Country: 
Israel
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The experimental and instrumentation Astrophysics group at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel invites applications for its PhD program.

Our group aims to offer outstanding research and training opportunities with excellent instrumental and observational facilities. Main projects and research topics carried out by our group are:

 

  1. Stellar activity studies with multi object high-R spectroscopy and in the future with the wide-FoV NUV ULTRASAT space borne telescope (to be launched in 2024).
  2.  Compact object transit searches with the new Large Array Survey Telescope currently being commissioned in the south of Israel.
  3. Development of the novel Multi Aperture Spectroscopic Telescope.
  4. Large scale instrumentation for Magellan/GMT.

 

Two positions are available with a fellowship of 7500 NIS ($2000) monthly average net income.

Interested students are invited to apply by October 30, 2021, with positions starting on January 1, 2022. An earlier start of the thesis research is possible.

Applicants must have a Master's degree (or equivalent) in Physics/Astronomy including a corresponding thesis and a very good physics background.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$1800.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$2500.00 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, November 12, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Sagi Ben Ami
Institution/Company: 
Weizmann Institute of Science
Department Name: 
Particle Physics and Astrophysics
Street Line 1: 
234 Hertzl st.
City: 
Rehovot
State/Province: 
Please select...
Zip/Postal Code: 
760001
Country: 
Israel
Phone: 
+972-8-934-2067
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
Weizmann Institute of Science
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Sagi Ben Ami
Subject: 
Graduate Studies