PhD scholarship in exoplanets

Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 15 Jun 2023

The Exoplanet Group at DTU Space at the Technical University of Denmark, situated in the greater Copenhagen area, invites applications for PhD a scholarship in exoplanet research. The Exoplanet Group at DTU Space focuses on detecting and characterizing exoplanets through observations and modelling. Our group has a particular interest in studies of terrestrial and sub-Neptune exoplanets with a view toward the long-term goal of biosignature searches, however candidates with interests in broader exoplanet areas are also encouraged to apply.

Additional information about the Exoplanet Group at DTU Space can be found at .

Responsibilities and qualifications
We are seeking a talented and highly motivated student to work at the cutting edge of the rapidly moving research field of exoplanets. Applicants with previous experience in the mentioned areas of research, strong programming skills and knowledge relating to data reduction and analysis and/or modelling of spectroscopic data are especially encouraged to apply. Flexibility and self-motivation are desired skills at DTU Space, as well as a natural interest in collaboration and personal responsibility.

The above-mentioned projects will allow for the successful applicant to work on a number of cutting-edge datasets, and the successful applicant is encouraged to pursue independent research interests during the course of their PhD.

You must have a two-year master's degree (120 ECTS points) or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master's degree. Candidates who are in the process of getting their degree can apply but must have a master’s degree by the time of employment.

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 15 June 2023 (23:59 Danish time - Central European Summer Time).

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