Funded PhD position at Aberystwyth University – closing date November 1st 2019

September 16, 2019, from Huw Morgan

The Solar System Physics research group ( within the Physics Department of Aberystwyth University seeks high-quality candidates for a fully-funded PhD project in the field of Solar System Physics. The group has particular strengths in solar and solar atmospheric physics – modelling and observations. We will also consider applicants interested in the modelling of molecular spectral lines in the context of sunspots or exoplanetary atmospheres.

Applicants should realistically have a 2(i) degree or better at Masters level in Physics/Astronomy. Applicants from a computer science or mathematical background will also be considered. Funding rules require that applicants are UK residents. Applications are due by November 1st, 2019 for a January start. Applicants should follow the instructions at For initial enquiries and a discussion of possible projects, please contact Head of the group, Dr. Huw Morgan, by email: