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[Met-jobs] PhD Positions in Solar System Science (Göttingen, Germany)

From "Schuh Dr., Sonja" <>
To "" <>
Date Thu, 1 Oct 2015 19:18:30 +0000

Dear colleague,

The International Max Planck Research School for Solar System Science
at the University of Göttingen ( )
invites applications for several PhD positions.

I would be grateful if you could distribute the announcement below to
your institute's mailing list and specifically bring it to the attention
of students.

If you wish, you can also download and post the announcement as well as
our poster from

Thank you very much for your consideration,
Sonja Schuh

Call for applications: IMPRS PhD Positions in Solar System Science
in Göttingen, Germany / Deadline November 15, 2015

The International Max Planck Research School for Solar System Science
at the University of Göttingen in Germany (Solar System School) offers
a research-oriented doctoral programme covering the physical aspects of
Solar system science. It is jointly run by the Max Planck Institute
for Solar System Research (MPS) and the University of Göttingen.
Research at the MPS covers three main research areas: ”Sun and
Heliosphere”, ”Solar and Stellar Interiors” and ”Planets and Comets”.
Solar System School students collaborate with leading scientists in
these fields and graduates are awarded a doctoral degree from the
renowned University of Göttingen or, if they choose, another university.

The Solar System School is open to students from all countries and
offers an international three-year PhD programme in an exceptional
research environment with state-of-the-art facilities on the Göttingen
Campus. Successful applicants will be offered a three-year doctoral
support contract as well as postdoc wrap-up funding.

The language of the structured graduate programme is English, with
German language courses offered (optional). The programme includes an
inspiring curriculum of scientific lectures and seminars as well as
advanced training workshops and provides travel funds to attend
international conferences.

Applicants to the Solar System School should have a keen interest in
Solar system science and a record of academic excellence. They must
have, or must be about to obtain, an M.Sc. degree or equivalent in
physics or a related field, including a written Masters thesis (or a
scientific publication), and must document a good command of the
English language.

***  Applications may be submitted via our online application portal.
***  Review of applications will begin on 15 November 2015.

To start your application, please see the following pages:

Solar System School
Call for Applications
Open PhD Projects
Online Application

Dr. Sonja Schuh <>
IMPRS Scientific Coordinator

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