Job Advertisement: Closing Date 15th November 2018
International Max Planck Research School for Solar System Science
at the University of Gottingen (http://www.solar-system-school.de)
Call for applications: IMPRS PhD Positions in Solar System Science
in Gottingen, Germany
The International Max Planck Research School for Solar System Science
at the University of Gottingen in Germany (Solar System School) offers
a research-oriented doctoral programme covering the physical aspects of
Solar system science. It is jointly run by the Max Planck Institute
for Solar System Research (MPS) and the University of Gottingen.
Research at the MPS covers three main research areas: 'Sun and
Heliosphere' (director S. Solanki), 'Solar and Stellar Interiors'
(director L. Gizon) and 'Planets and Comets' (director U. Christensen).
Solar System School students collaborate with leading scientists in
these fields and graduates are awarded a doctoral degree from the
renowned University of Gottingen or, if they choose, another university.
The Solar System School is open to students from all countries and
offers an international three-year PhD programme in an exceptional
research environment with state-of-the-art facilities on the Gottingen
Campus. Successful applicants will be offered a three-year doctoral
support contract as well as post-doc wrap-up funding.
The language of the structured graduate programme is English, with
German language courses offered (optional). The programme includes an
inspiring curriculum of scientific lectures and seminars as well as
advanced training workshops and provides a relocation cost subsidy
and travel funds to attend international conferences.
Applicants to the Solar System School should have a keen interest in
Solar system science and a record of academic excellence. They must
have, or must be about to obtain, an M.Sc. degree or equivalent in
physics, earth sciences or a related field, including a written Masters
thesis, and must document a good command of the English language.
* Applicants can register immediately at the online application portal.
* Applications should be submitted between October 1 and November 15.
* The School will contact the referees named by the candidate upon
submission of the application and will ask referees to submit their
letters through the online portal no later than November 20.
To start your application, please see the following pages:
Solar System School http://www.solar-system-school.de
Call for Applications 2018 https://www.mps.mpg.de/phd/applynow
Frequently Asked Questions https://www.mps.mpg.de/phd/faq
List of Open PhD Projects https://www.mps.mpg.de/phd/open-projects
Online Application Portal https://www.application.mps.mpg.de/
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