The Space & Atmospheric Physics Group at Imperial College London is now receiving applications for admission to our Space Physics PhD programme in October 2021. The following projects are on offer this academic year. Applicants are encouraged to contact potential supervisors in advance.… continue to the full article
The Astronomy & Astrophysics Group at the University of Warwick is recruiting PhD candidates to start in October 2021. All applications must be submitted by January 15th 2021, 12:00 pm GMT.
Available projects include:
-Stellar Variability and Exoplanet Characterisation (Supervisor: Heather Cegla)
-Extrasolar planetesimal belts (Supervisor: Grant Kennedy)
-The Population of Compact Double White Dwarf Binary Stars (Supervisor: Tom Marsh)
-Remnants of planetary systems around white dwarfs (Supervisor: Boris Gänsicke)
-Stellar and planet formation history across the disk and halo of the Milky Way (Supervisor: Pier-Emmanuel Tremblay)
-Exoplanet atmospheres at high spectral resolution and simulation of future observations of bio-markers (Supervisor: Matteo Brogi)
Further details on how to apply and the available, and potential, projects can be found here: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/physics/research/astro/postgraduate/.… continue to the full article
The University of Geneva invites applications for an SNSF-funded PhD student position in Solar Physics and Machine Learning. The project consists of analyzing observations from the satellites IRIS, SDO, Kepler, and/or TESS with the option of applying for additional state-of-the-art observations at the largest solar telescopes worldwide (DKIST, GREGOR, SST).… continue to the full article
The Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering at the University of Sheffield, has a STFC funding for three years PhD studentship in the research areas relevant to space science (including space weather) and solar physics. The studentship provides UKRI fees and stipend for up to 3.5 years and a RTSG of £4,300 (across the award) as well as a fieldwork allowance
The particular research topics and corresponding academic points of contact are:
– physics of collisionless shocks (research related to Cluster (ESA), Solar Orbiter (ESA), MMS (NASA) and THEMIS (NASA) spacecraft missions).… continue to the full article
The Max Plank Institute for Solar System Research in Göttingen, Germany invites applications for PhD positions in Solar System Science for a start in 2021, to work on projects in solar physics with Sami Solanki or Laurent Gizon: https://www.mps.mpg.de/phd/open-projects
More details can be found under:
Review of applications will begin on 1 November 2020, and two letters of recommendation are due no later than 10 November 2020.… continue to the full article
STFC INDUSTRIAL CASE STUDENTSHIPS 2020
The 2020 Industrial CASE studentship competition opens 7 August 2020.
Call closes: 16:00 hrs on Thursday 1 October 2020
The STFC Industrial CASE scheme provides an opportunity to apply for additional studentships. The studentships come with extra funding (compared with standard studentships) for both the university and the student.… continue to the full article
The Centre for mathematical Plasma Astrophysics (http://wis.kuleuven.be/CmPA) of the KU Leuven (Belgium) invites applications for two PhD positions and one postdoc position within ongoing projects.
1) PhD position in multi-fluid modelling of the solar atmosphere with COOLFLUID. Your research will be about developing novel multi-fluid plasma models for studying phenomena in the solar atmosphere within COOLFluiD, (https://github.com/andrealani/COOLFluiD/wiki) a world-class open source platform for massively parallel multi-physics simulations entirely written in C++.… continue to the full article
13 PhD positions available across 7 countries in “Big Data applications for Black-hole Evolution STudies” (BiD4BEST)
13 PhD positions in 10 institutions across 7 countries are available to work on the field of Supermassive black hole formation and evolution and galaxies-AGN co-evolution.… continue to the full article
The Solar System Physics research group within the Physics Department of Aberystwyth University seeks high-quality candidates for STFC-funded PhD projects in the field of Solar System Physics. The group has particular strengths in solar and solar atmospheric physics – modelling and observations.… continue to the full article
Applications are invited for several full time PhD (via MPhil) studentships in a number of subjects, including Solar Physics, in the Jeremiah Horrocks Institute (JHI), University of Central Lancashire, Preston.
Each studentship is tenable for up to 3.5 years full-time (subject to satisfactory progress).… continue to the full article