The Section for Astrophysics and Atmospheric Physics at the Danish National Space Institute, DTU Space, seeks a PhD Student to work on data from the Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor (ASIM).

About the position:

  • DTU Space develops instruments and detectors to be used in space for research in astrophysics, the physics of the solar system and Earth observations.
  • ASIM was developed at DTU Space in collaboration with ESA, Terma, the University of Bergen and the University of Valencia.
  • It was launched and secured to the International Space Station (ISS) in April 2018, and has been monitoring the electrical discharges above thunderstorms ever since.
  • Currently the mission is expected to last until the spring of 2022.

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates should have a two-year master’s degree (120 ECTS points) or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master’s degree.

The new PhD student will be expected to have previous experience in most of these areas:

  • ASIM science and housekeeping data download and reduction
  • Visalia GLD 360 data download and analysis
  • LIS-ISS data download and analysis
  • ISS Processed Parameters (PP) use for attitude and geolocation determination.
  • ECSS and CCSDS standards and protocols for telemetry

How to Apply:

  • Please submit your online application no
  • Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link “Apply online”, fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:
  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma
Quick Overview:
Originations Technical University of Denmark(DTU)
Type of position Doctoral
Country Denmark
Subject areas Astrophysics and Atmospheric Physics
Deadline September28,2020

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