PhD Position

Faculty of Science, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics

Bewerbungsfrist : 15.02.2019

The Computational Physics section of the Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Tübingen (IAAT) has an opening for a

PhD Position

in the fi eld of Planet Formation

Applications are invited for a PhD position at the Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Tübingen (IAAT). The research activities of the Institute include Astronomy, Instrumental Design/High Energy Physics, Computational Astrophysics and Relativistic Astrophysics. The focus of research of the Computational Astrophysics group lies in the field of star and planet formation, and the physics of accretion disks.

The successful applicant will carry out original research in the fi eld of Planet Formation within the Computational Astrophysics group of the IAAT. The topic of the thesis research deals with the structure of turbulent discs and embedded planets.

The salary is paid according to German public service scale (50% of TV-L E13). Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, and copies of diploma, M.Sc. or related certifi cates to wilhelm.kleyspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de. Please include the names and email contacts of two possible references in your application.

All applications will receive full consideration until the position is fi lled. The University of Tübingen seeks to increase the fraction of female scientists in research and teaching and particularly encourages applications from women. Disabled candidates are given preference if equally qualifi ed.

The Deadline for receiving the applications is 15. February, 2019.

Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Kley
Institut für Astronomie & Astrophysik
Universitat Tübingen
Auf der Morgenstelle 10
72076 übingen
email: wilhelm.kleyspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de.

Further information on the Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics: http://www.tat.physik.uni-tuebingen.de/