PhD position in Exoplanet Atmospheres

Job Summary

Pre-doctoral / Graduate Positions
University of Vienna
Department of Astrophysics
Number of Positions Available
3 Years
Work Arrangement
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Job Description

We are offering a 3-year doctoral position in the area of exoplanet atmospheres at the Department of Astrophysics, University of Vienna. 


The Department of Astrophysics with currently around 90 members is part of the Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy at the University of Vienna. 

Starting no earlier than 1st September 2024, the successful candidate will join Sudeshna Boro Saikia’s research group, and work on the FFG-funded project “APPLE-Kompot”.  


The successful applicant will also actively collaborate with members of the Star and Planet formation group led by Manuel Güdel at the Department of Astrophysics. The PhD candidate will profit from interactions with a lively and diverse team engaging in research on planet formation in protoplanetary and debris disks, exoplanetary atmospheres and their evolution, solar system planetary evolution, and stellar astrophysics and magnetic activity.


Application deadline: June 15th 2024


Compensation and Benefits


Application Details

Application Instructions
Please prepare your application as a single PDF file that includes:
- a motivation letter (max. one page)
- a curriculum vitae with a list of publications and presentations (max. two pages)
- name, affiliation and email address of at least two referees (referees will be contacted directly after the application deadline)
- bachelor´s and master´s diploma and transcripts

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Publication Start Date
2024 May 17
Application Deadline
2024 Jun 15
Reference Code
Job ID: 2451


Sudeshna Boro Saikia