6. november 2020

DAWN PhD Fellowships at the Cosmic DAWN Center, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen

PhD Fellowships:

The Cosmic DAWN Center, Faculty of Science at University of Copenhagen invites applications for PhD Fellow positions starting in September 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter.

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Fellowships are intended for outstanding candidates with a background in astronomy, physics, or related technical disciplines who are interested in doing research within DAWN’s research themes: high-redshift galaxy evolution, epoch of re-ionization, first stars and galaxies, dust and ISM in the early universe and dark matter. Positions are available for three years for candidates holding a MSc.

DAWN is a Center of Excellence funded by the Danish National Research Foundation (DNRF), and is located at the Niels Bohr Institute (NBI), University of Copenhagen (UCPH) and within The National Space Institute (DTU Space). The center brings together experts in all aspects of early Universe galaxy evolution, is deeply involved in major existing and upcoming surveys with HST, ALMA, Euclid and JWST, as well as cosmological and zoom in simulations. 

In addition, the center has a number of associate members at major research institutes across Europe, North America, and Australia.  PhD students will have both an advisor in Copenhagen and an external advisor at one of our affiliated research institutes or another major research institute. Students may be expected to spend several months outside of Denmark, which could be at one of our affiliated institutes or another major research institute.  Our most recent PhD students have used this time at Cornell, Hawaii, and Oxford Universities.

For more information regarding the PhD position, please contact Sune Toft sune@nbi.ku.dk, Gabriel Brammer gabriel.brammer@nbi.ku.dk or Pascal Oesch pascal.oesch@unige.ch. General information about the Cosmic Dawn Center, our activities and researchers is available at http://dawn.nbi.ku.dk.



Within this 3-year period, your key tasks as a PhD student at SCIENCE are to:

  • Manage and carry through your research project
  • Attend PhD courses
  • Write scientific articles and your PhD thesis

Teach and disseminate your research

Deadline: January 15, 2021, 23:59 GMT +1.

Read more and apply the position here >>