The selection of 12 PhD positions in Astrophysics at Bologna University is now open.
Complete application must be received by May 21, 2020. The student selection will be performed in May-June 2020. The selected students will start their activity on November 1st, 2020.
All the information related to the call can be found at
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The Department of Physics and Astronomy (DIFA) of the University of Bologna and the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF) (with the participation of the Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory, CTAO) invite applications for the cycle 36 of the PhD Course in Astrophysics at the University of Bologna.
The PhD program consists of research activity under the supervision of advisors.
12 PhD positions are available for the XXXVI cycle (2020-2021). The subjects of the PhD theses are in the various research areas of Astrophysics and Cosmology. These include: Stars; Stellar evolution; Stellar populations; Chemistry and Dynamics of stellar systems; Galaxy evolution and dynamics; Chemistry of Galaxies and Interstellar Medium; Large-Scale Structure and Cosmology; Radio-astronomy; High-Energy Astrophysics; Astronomical Technology.
Four positions are funded by the Department of Physics and Astronomy (DIFA) at University of Bologna. Successful candidates can choose among the list of projects (see DIFA PhD Projects) at the page:http://www.cosmic-lab.eu/Cosmic-Lab/PhD36.html
Three positions are funded by INAF on the following projects:
(1) One position is proposed by the Astrophysics and Space Science Observatory of Bologna (OAS) and must be selected among those listed in the “INAF1 PhD Projects” list, at the page: http://www.cosmic-lab.eu/Cosmic-Lab/PhD36.html
(2) One position is proposed by the Astrophysics and Space Science Observatory of Bologna (OAS) on a specific topic see the “INAF2 PhD Project” page at: http://www.cosmic-lab.eu/Cosmic-Lab/PhD36.html
(3) One project is proposed by the Institute of Radio-Astronomy (IRA) see the “INAF3 PhD Project” page at: http://www.cosmic-lab.eu/Cosmic-Lab/PhD36.html
Five additional positions are funded by specific grants and devoted to specific projects see
COLD-GAS PhD Project
COSMO-GW PhD Project
HIGHZ-GAL PhD Project
CTA PhD Project
LIGH-ON-DARK PhD Project
see at the page http://www.cosmic-lab.eu/Cosmic-Lab/PhD36.html
Complete application must be received by May 21, 2020. The student selection will be performed in June 2020. The selected students will start their activity on November 1st, 2020.
All the information related to the call can be found at :