PhD Fellowship in Astrophysics (red quasars Niels Bohr Institute), University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

The project

The PhD project is related to a program funded by the Independent Research Fund Denmark called “Quasars in or behind dusty regions”. The purpose is to study the quasar population with a range of complementary approaches including machine learning with input from public photometric surveys and astrometric information from the Gaia satellite.

The Ph.D. Program

Option A: A three-year full-time study within the framework of the regular Ph.D. program (5+3 scheme), if you already have an education equivalent to a relevant Danish master’s degree.

Option B: An up to five-year full-time study program within the framework of the integrated MSc and PhD program (the 3+5 scheme).

Option A: Getting into a position on the regular Ph.D. program

Qualifications needed for the regular program
You must have completed a degree program, equivalent to a Danish master’s degree (180 ECTS/3 FTE BSc + 120 ECTS/2 FTE MSc) related to the subject area of the project, e.g. physics or astrophysics.

Option B: Getting into a position on the integrated MSc and PhD program

Required Qualifications

Qualifications needed for the integrated MSc and Ph.D. program

If you do not have an education equivalent to a relevant Danish master´s degree, you might be qualified for the integrated MSc and Ph.D. program.

We are looking for the following qualifications:

  1. Professional qualifications relevant to the Ph.D. project
  2. Relevant publications
  3. Relevant work experience
  4. Other relevant professional activities
  5. The curious mindset with a strong interest in astrophysics
  6. Good English language skills

Application Procedure

Your application including all attachments must be in English and submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.

Please include the following documents

  1. Motivated letter of application (max. one page)
  2. Your motivation for applying for the specific Ph.D. project
  3. Curriculum vitae including information about your education, experience, language skills, and other skills relevant for the position
  4. Original diplomas for Bachelor of Science or Master of Science and transcript of records in the original language,
  5. Publication list (if possible)
  6. Reference letters (if available)

Application deadline: 3 October 2021.

Quick Overview————-
Organization University of Copenhagen
Country Denmark
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Subject areas Natural Sciences
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 3rd of October, 2021

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