Contact:  mpdabfz[AT]wmf.univ.szczecin.plLocation:  Szczecin, Poland
Szczecin Cosmology Group at the Institute of Physics of the University of Szczecin invites applications for 2 Ph.D. student positions cosmology, particle physics, and fundamental interactions. The positions are supposed to be filled after 1st of March 2014 and last for 3 years. The positions are funded by the National Science Centre Maestro-3 grant “New consequences of the variability of the fundamental constants in physics and cosmology” led by prof. Mariusz P. Dabrowski (DEC-2012/06/A/ST2/00395). The gross monthly salary per a position is 2500 PLN, there is a possibility for a cheaper university supported accommodation, travel fund is available. The city of Szczecin is located near to polish border with Germany – 130 km away from Berlin with good access to international airports.
The research will deal with broad area of the particle physics and cosmology with the emphasis onto the theories with variable physical constants and their consequences onto the evolution of the universe. The project will refer to both theoretical as well as experimental and observational aspects of such theories.
The deadline for applications is 14th February, 2014. Applications should include CV, list of publications, a brief statement of research interests, a copy of graduate studies diploma (M.Sc.) and a copy of the thesis. Candidates should arrange for at least 1 letter of recommendation. Applications and recommendations should be sent by email to prof. M.P. Dabrowski: mpdabfz[AT]wmf.univ.szczecin.pl.