4-year PhD scholarship in gravity and cosmology, Krakow, Poland

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Deadline:  2022-12-01

Location:  Krakow, Poland

Applications are invited for a 4-year PhD scholarship in gravity and cosmology at the Faculty of Physics, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland. The scholarship is funded by the SONATA BIS project “new physics in light of the primordial remnants from the early universe” (NCN, Poland), with stipend 4000 PLN/month for the first 2 years, and 5000 PLN/month (*) for the third and forth year, upon a successful mid-term evaluation. The successful candidate is expected to start the PhD study on either 1st March or 1st October, 2023, and have the master degree by the time the appointment starts.

Our group (at the moment of publishing this advertisement) consists of 1 faculty member, 3 postdocs, 1 PhD student, and 1 long-term visitors (postdoc level). We have been working on various aspects of gravity and cosmology, including the physics of early universe, modified gravity, dark energy problem, gravitational wave astronomy and so on. Recently our group has joined the LISA collaboration, one of the main research missions of European Space Agency.

To receive full consideration, applicants should submit the following materials:
(1) CV
(2) Research statement, including past achievement and future research plan;
(3) at least 2 recommendation letters. The letters should be treated as confidential;
(4) transcripts;
(5) list of publications (if applicable);

All materials have to be sent directly to chunshan.lin[AT]uj.edu.pl by 1st December, 2021.

(*) The stipend is subject to a small amount of the university’s internal deduction.