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PhD student (f/m/d)

Einrichtung: Institute for Astrophysics Göttingen (IAG) (ID 100898)

Ansprechpartner: Frau Wolters

Besetzungsdatum: 01.10.2021

Veröffentlichungsdatum: 20.07.2021

The Institute for Astrophysics Göttingen (IAG) at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen invites applications for the position of

PhD student (f/m/d)

in the fields of solar and stellar physics, within the group of Laurent Gizon. The position is for a nominal duration of three years, including a six-month probation period. Regular working hours will be 25.87 hours per week (65% of 39.8 hours TV-L 13). The start date is expected to be 1 October 2021.

The main task will be modelling the contribution of convection to the solar photometric and spectral line variability. One interesting application is to improve the detection and characterisation of solar oscillations. Another application is to improve the detection of exoplanets around Sun-like stars.

The successful applicant will have a university MSc/Diploma degree in physics.
A good command of the English language is required.

The University of Göttingen is an equal opportunities employer and places emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. The university has committed itself to being a family-friendly institution and supports their employees in balancing work and family life. The mission of the University is to employ a greater number of severely disabled persons. Applications from severely disabled persons with equivalent qualifications will be given preference.

Applications (cover letter, CV, recent grades, two letters of recommendation) should be submitted no later than August 15, 2021, to our online application portal:

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