PhD positions in Astrophysics at the Universidad de Valparaiso, Chile

The Institute of Physics and Astronomy offers possible PhD projects in a large variety of astrophysical research areas ranging from planetary and stellar science to extragalactic astronomy and cosmology.

The maximum duration of the PhD program is 4 years which are typically reduced to 3 years if  the candidates have a masters degree.

We offer scholarships of 7 Million Chilean pesos (approx. $US 11500) per year for our students. Additional funds might be available for very strong candidates.

Contact: Prof. Dr. Matthias R. Schreiber (matthias.schreiber@uv.c)

Application package :

– CV
– Motivation letter
–  letters of recommendation
–  Copy of degree certificate
– Marks and ranking since the first University years

deadline for application March 15, 2015