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Deadline: 2020-04-30
Location: Coimbra/Lisbon, Portugal

Two PhD positions in neutron star physics at Coimbra and Lisbon, Portugal

We are seeking for outstanding, highly motivated candidates for the following positions:

1. PhD position on thermal evolution of hybrid stars at the University of Coimbra supervised by Prof. Constanca Providencia and Dr. Violetta Sagun.

2. PhD position is devoted to the study of the effect of dark matter on the properties of compact stars. Its a joint scholarship between the University of Coimbra and the University of Lisbon supervised by Prof. Constanca Providencia, Dr. Violetta Sagun (Coimbra) and Prof. Ilidio Lopes (Lisbon).

An application should include a curriculum vitae, a motivation letter, certificates of all the obtained academic degrees, other documents that the candidate may consider relevant (diplomas, certificates etc..) and up to three contacts for reference letters.

Candidates should hold either a pre-Bologna degree, or a pre-/post-Bologna Master’s degree at the time of application.

Foreign degrees/diplomas are required to be recognized by the General Directorate of Higher Education or by a Portuguese higher education institution: https://www.dges.gov.pt/en/pagina/degree-and-diploma-recognition?plid=1536

Deadline for the application: 30th of April 2020, 17:00 (Lisbon time). Applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Violetta Sagun (violetta.sagun[AT]uc.pt) well in advance, to discuss potential projects and application procedure.