Updated on: 14/02/2019

  • 5 PhD positions in Astrophysics and Cosmology.
  • Intitution: International School of Advanced Studies (SISSA) of Trieste (Italy)
  • Deadline: 12 March 2019
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  • 5 PhD positions supported by the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA).
  • Intitution: Universidade do Porto and Universidade de Lisboa  (Portugal)
  • Deadline: 31 March 2019
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  • INAOE Ph.D. Program in Astrophysics
  • Intitution: Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (INAOE), Puebla, Mexico
  • Deadline: 15 April 2019
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  • The Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias – IAC (Spain) offers several predoctoral positions
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  • The KU Leuven Institute of Astronomy (Belgium) offers several predoctoral positions
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  • PhD position on Massive Stars within INPhINIT program of “la Caixa” Foundation
  • Project title :”Engines of modern astrophysics: massive stars”
  • Intitution: Centro de Astrobiología (CSIC-INTA), Torrejón (Spain)
  • Deadline: 6 February 2019
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  • PhD project within INPhINIT program of “la Caixa” Foundation at CIEMAT
  • Title: “Sub-milliarcsecond angular resolution at visible wavelengths using intensity interferometry in Cherenkov Telescopes”
  • Intitution: CIEMAT Particle Physics group (CIEMAT-FP)
  • Deadline: 6 February 2019
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  • PhD project within INPhINIT program of “la Caixa” Foundation at IFCA
  • Title: “Constraints on Compact Dark Matter”
  • Intitution: Instituto de Física de Cantabria (IFCA-CSIC/UC), Spain
  • Deadline: 6 February 2019
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  • 16 PhD projects within INPhINIT program of “la Caixa” Foundation
  • Intitution: The Institute of Cosmos Sciences (ICCUB), Barcelona (Spain)
  • Deadline: 2 Februay 2019
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  • PhD position on dark matter
  • Title: “Determining the mass and shape of the Milky Way’s dark matter halo with tidal streams”
  • Intitution: University of Surrey
  • Deadline: 15 December 2018
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  • PhD position at UAM
  • PhD subject: Formation and Evolution of Galaxies in a Cosmological Framework, using numericalsimulations and their observational counterpart
  • Intitution: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Galaxies Formation Group), Spain
  • Deadline: 11 December 2018
  • Contact people: Patricia Sánchez-Blázquez (psanchezblazquez(AT)gmail.com) y Rosa Domínguez-Tenreiro (rosa.dominguez(AT)uam.es) 
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  • 2 PhD positions on Star-Forming Regions in the Outer Galaxy
  • Intitution: Nicolaus Copernicus University (Turun, Poland)
  • Deadline: 23 November 2018
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  • One PhD pre-doctoral contract on Solar Magnetism
  • Project title: “Polarized Radiation Diagnostics for Exploring the Magnetism of the Outer Solar Atmosphere” (POLMAG)
  • Intitution: Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) (Spain)
  • Deadline: 18 November 2018
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  • PhD positions in Solar System Science
  • Intitution: The International Max Planck Research School for Solar System Science, University of Göttingen (Germany)
  • Deadline: 15 November 2018
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  • PhD position on identifying and characterizing evolved massive stars in nearby galaxies
  • Intitution: National Observatory of Athens (Greece)
  • Deadline: 15 November 2018
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  • Contrato predoctoral Unidad María de Maeztu Centro de Astrobiología: exoplanetas
  • Título del proyecto: Atmospheric studies of exoplanets and brown dwarfs
  • Centro:  CAB (CSIC-INTA)
  • Fecha límite: 29 octubre 2018
  • Persona de contacto: Dr. D. Barrado
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  • 4-year PhD position (FPI) in the framework of the “The Spanish Virtual Observatory (SVO)”
  • Intitution: Centro de Astrobiología (INTA-CSIC) (Spain)
  • Deadline: 29 October 2018
  • Contact person: Enrique Solano Márquez (esm(AT)cab.inta-csic.es)
  • 4-year PhD position (FPI) at HETH group
  • Project title:  “High-Energy Transients and their Hosts: The common, the odd and the detailed”
  • Intitution: IAA-CSIC, Granada (Spain)
  • Deadline: 29 October 2018
  • Contact person: deugarte(AT)iaa.es
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  • 4-year PhD position (FPI) at IAA
  • Project title:  “Star formation in the Milky Way and the Local Universe. LUCA survey”
  • Intitution: IAA-CSIC, Granada (Spain)
  • Deadline: 29 October 2018
  • Contact person: Rosa González Delgado (rosa(AT)iaa.es)
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  • Contrato predoctoral sobre cosmología observacional
  • Título del proyecto: Study of the properties of dark energy and measurement of cosmological parameters
  • Centro:  CIEMAT–FP Unit (Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas)
  • Fecha límite: 29 octubre 2018
  • Persona de contacto: eusebio.sanchez(AT)ciemat.es e ignacio.sevilla(AT)ciemat.es
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  • 4-year PhD position on Galaxy evolution activities with the CTA and MAGIC telescopes
  • Intitution: CIEMAT (Spain)
  • Deadline: 29 October 2018
  • Contact person: Carlos Delgado (carlos.delgado(AT)ciemat.es) or Juan Cortina (juan.cortina(AT)ciemat.es)
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  • Contrato predoctoral
  • Título del proyecto: CONTRIBUCION ESPAÑOLA A LA MISION ESPACIAL PLATO2.0. FASES B2/C/D
  • Centro:  CAB (CSIC-INTA)
  • Fecha límite: 29 octubre 2018
  • Persona de contacto: Dr. D. Barrado
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  • Contrato predoctoral Unidad María de Maeztu Centro de Astrobiología: exploración de Marte
  • Título del proyecto: Exploration of Solar System: Mars, Science exploitation of TWINS and MEDA Instruments
  • Centro:  CAB (CSIC-INTA)
  • Fecha límite: 29 octubre 2018
  • Persona de contacto: Dr. J. A. Rodríguez Manfredi
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  • Contrato FPI: AYA2017-85465-P
  • Título del proyecto:  “Dinámica de plasmas fríos de la atmósfera solar”
  • Centro:  Universidad de las Islas Baleares (UIB)
  • Fecha límite: 29 octubre 2018
  • Persona de contacto: Prof. Ramón Oliver/Dr. Roberto Soler
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  • PhD position on dark matter
  • Intitution: IFCA (CSIC-UC), Santander (Spain)
  • Deadline: 28 October 2018
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  • 4-year PhD position (FPI) on compact objects
  • Project title: “From cooling to explosions: The physics of compact objects”
  • Intitution: Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelona (Spain)
  • Deadline: 22 October 2018
  • Contact person: jordi.jose(AT)upc.edu
  • PhD grant in star and brown dwarf formation
  • Intitution: University of Lisbon
  • Deadline: 25 September 2018
  • Contact: Koraljka Muzic (kmuzic[at]sim.ul.pt)
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  • PhD position in cluster cosmology with NIKA2
  • Institution: Laboratory of Subatomic Physics & Cosmology, Grenoble (France)
  • Deadline: 2 July 2018
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  • PhD positions in Solar Physics (programa de becas del Govern de les Illes Balears)
  • Institution: Universitat de les Illes Balears (UIB)
  • Contact: ramon.oliver(AT)uib.es; roberto.soler(AT)uib.es
  • Deadline: 2 July 2018
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  • 10 PhD position in Astroparticle Physics
  • Institution: Gran Sasso Science Institute, L’Aquila (Italy).
  • Deadline: 20 June2018
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  • PhD research fellowship in Astronomy
  • Topic: “3D kinematics and metallicity of stars in the solar neighbourhood”
  • Institution:  Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Bordeaux (France)
  • Contact person: Caroline Soubiran (caroline.soubiran(AT)u-bordeaux.fr)
  • Deadline: 31 May 2018
  • 10 PhD positions in Astrophysics
  • Institution: University of Bologna (Italy)
  • Deadline: 14 May 2018
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  • PhD position in Brazil
  • Institution:  São Paulo State University (UNESP),  São Paulo, or National Institute for Space Research (INPE), São José dos Campos, (Brazil)
  • Deadline: 13 April 2018
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  • PhD position in Machine learning for Astrophysics
  • Institution:  Aix-Marseille Université (AMU), Marseille (France)
  • Deadline: 9 April 2018
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  • 6 PhD positions at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC): 1 Position in Astrophysics Instrumentacion; 5 Positions in Astrophysics Research
  • Institution: Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain)
  • Deadline: 31 March 2018
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  • PhD positions in Portugal
  • Institution: Instituto de Astrofisica e Ciencias do Espaço (IA) either in Porto or in Lisbon (Portugal)
  • Deadline: 28 March 2018
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  • PhD position at IPAG, Grenoble
  • Project: “Towards the detection of short period planets embedded in the circumstellar disk of young stars”
  • Institution:  Institut de Planetologie et d’Astrophysique de Grenoble (IPAG).
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  • PhD position in Astrophysics
  • Project: “Determining the mass and shape of the Milky Way’s dark matter halo with tidal streams”
  • Institution: University of Surrey (UK)
  • Contact: Dr. Erkal (d.erkal(AT)surrey.ac.uk)
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  • PhD position on hydrodynamical models of circumplanetary disc (CPDs)
  • Institution:  University of Leeds (United Kingdom)
  • Deadline: 4 March 2018
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  • PhD position in High Energy Astrophysics
  • Institution:  Chandra X-ray Center (CXC)
  • Deadline: 28 February 2018
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  • PhD position in the study of protoplanetary disks
  • Institution:  Centro de Astrobiología (CSIC-INTA). European Space Astronomy Centre (ESA-ESAC, Madrid)
  • Deadline: 1 February 2018
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  • 4 years PhD position in Galaxies Evolution
  • Institution:  CIEMAT-FP
  • Deadline: 18 October 2017
  • Contact: MdM.CFP(AT)ciemat.es; mercedes.molla(AT)ciemat.es
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  • Predoc position related to the LSST colaboration at Insubria University
  • Institution: INAF Brera – Insubria
  • Deadline: 1 September 2017
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  • Predoc position: “Explotación científica de los datos de Gaia”
  • Institution: Universitat de Barcelona – Institut de Ciències del Cosmos – Institut d’Estudis Espacials de Catalunya (Spain)
  • Deadline: 31 July 2017
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  • 6 PhD Scholarships in the Framework of IDPASC Portugal (Doctoral Programme in Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology)
  • Institution: Universities of Évora, Lisbon, Coimbra, Porto and Minho (Portugal)
  • Deadline: 17 July 2017 
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  • 10 PhD positions at the Data Science and Systems Complexity COFUND Programme (DSSC COFUND)
  • Institution: Kapteyn Institute, University of Groningen (The Netherlands)
  • Deadline: 14 July2017
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  • Contrato FPI asociado al proyecto “Jets, kilonovas y ondas gravitacionales: Astronomía de multi-mensajeros en colisiones de estrellas de neutrones” (AYA2016-80289-P)
  • Centro: Universidad de las Islas Baleares (Palma de Mallorca)
  • Persona de contacto: Carlos Palenzuela Luque (carlos.palenzuela(AT)uib.es)
  • Becas predoctorales del Ministerio de Fomento
  • Centro: Instituto Geográfico Nacional (IGN)
  • Becas relacionadas con la Astronomía:

    • “Radioastronomía y Técnicas Geoespaciales”: realización de observaciones y estudios astronómicos y geoespaciales mediante el uso de instalaciones radioastronómicas, y trabajos de instalación, puesta a punto y calibración de radiotelescopios y equipos de tratamiento de señal.
    •  “Instrumentación astronómica y geoespacial”: diseño, construcción y desarrollo de instrumentación para recepción, propagación y tratamiento digital de señales de hasta 140 GHz, de uso en Interferometría de Muy Larga Base (VLBI) y en estudios de espectroscopia, conaplicaciones en astronomía y geodesia/geofísica.
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  • Title: FPI for the project “Galaxies in 3D across the Universe: synergy between IFS and multi-band panoramic surveys”
  • Institution: Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía (CSIC)
  • Contact people: Rosa González Delgado (rosa(AT)iaa.es), Enrique Pérez Jiménez (eperez(AT)iaa.es)
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  • Title: FPI for the project “Understanding nuclear activity in galaxies: from low to high accretion rates”
  • Institution: Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía (CSIC)
  • Deadline: 15th July 2017
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  • Ph.D. position in observational cosmology with Euclid
  • Institution: Department of Astronomy, University of Geneva, Switzerland
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  • 3-year PhD position at Tübingen (Germany)
  • Institution: Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics of the University of Tübingen (IAAT)
  • Project title: “Dynamo Cycles on Young, Solar-like Stars”
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    • The PhD thesis is based on X-ray monitoring observations with XMM-Newton and complementary data from various optical telescopes world-wide.
    • Contact Beate Stelzer (stelzer(AT)astro.uni-tuebingen.de) for application and further information
  • Two predoc positions at UAM
  • Institution: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM)
  • Deadline: 15th June 2017
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  • The German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Berlin, offers a PhD position to work on exoplanet transit modelling.
  • Project: “Constraining the Love-Number k2,f of Exoplanets”
  • Deadline: 20th June 2017
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  • The Astrophysics Research Institute (ARI) of Liverpool John Moores University is offering up to 6 fully funded four-year PhD scholarships in Data Intensive Science.
  • Deadline: 31st May 2017
  • PhD Start: 1st October 2017
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  • Title: 9 PhD positions in Astrophysics at Universidad de Bologna/INAF (Italia)
  • Institution: Universidad de Bologna/INAF, Bologna
  • Type: Predoctoral
  • Deadline: 29th May 2017
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  • ERC-funded PhD Thesis  at University of Bordeaux
  • Deadline: 15th May 2017
  • PhD Start: early/mid September 2017
  • candidates must hold a degree equivalent to a European Master (5 years of Higher Education) in either physics, astrophysics, statistics, or related fields.
  • Applications should include a CV, a cover letter describing the applicant’s background and motivation and a brief description of past research and future plans, as well as 2 or 3 letters of reference. These documents must be submitted by email as a PDF file to Hervé Bouy (herve.bouy@u-bordeaux.fr)
  • “PhD position in Cosmology”
  • Institution: CEFCA
  • Deadline: 30th April 2017
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  • PhD position at KU Leuven, Belgium, on observational stellar astrophysics in the field of massive stars.
  • Topic: Quantitative analysis of massive star populations (spectroscopy, photometry)
  • The application material should be sent by e-mail to hugues.sana@kuleuven.be with subject MSPHD-<name> at the latest by April 1st 2016.
  • On the basis of the International Agreements between the IAC and CNRS/IPSL at the Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos (La Palma, Spain), a position starting September, 2017 is available for a student, who must be a Spanish national, to carry out research leading to a PhD in Astrophysics.
  • Deadline: 3th April 2017
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  • The Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes welcomes applications for four places on the ING studentship programme 2017/18.
  • Deadline: 31st March 2017
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  • Astrophysics PhD position working on supernovae available in University College Dublin.
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