Job Advertisement: Closing Date 4th November 2019
PhD position in Astrophysics at the Geneva Observatory
A PhD position in observational astrophysics is available at the
Geneva Observatory (University of Geneva), in the "Galaxies and the
Universe" research group. The position is for 4 years, starting in
The work will primarily focus on the study of the interstellar medium
in nearby and distant galaxies, mostly using spectroscopic UV and
optical data from HST and VLT. The position is within the project
"Interstellar One. One vision for the Interstellar Medium at all
cosmic times”, which is supported by the Swiss National Science
Foundation (SNSF) through a PRIMA grant. The PhD student will work
under the supervision of Dr. Annalisa De Cia and Prof. Daniel Schaerer
in Geneva and within international collaborations.
The Geneva Observatory and the associated Laboratory of Astrophysics
of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne carry out
observational, interpretative and theoretical research in the fields
of extra-solar planets, stellar physics, high energy astrophysics,
galaxy evolution and dynamics, and observational cosmology.
Candidates are encouraged to send their application before November
4th 2019, including a CV, motivation letter, list of MSc courses and
grades. Please send a single pdf file in an email with subject "PhD
Geneva" to Annalisa De Cia ([log in to unmask]). A MSc in Physics
or Astrophysics is required. The applications will be evaluated
according to scientific excellence and striving to offer equal
Included benefits are standard Swiss social security, accident
insurance and pension contributions.
More information on the research project and related topics can be found here:
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