Research Assistant in Debris Discs (PreDoc)

Job Summary

Pre-doctoral / Graduate Positions
Universität Wien
Department of Astrophysics
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

We invite applications for a 3-year doctoral position in the area of Debris Discs at the Department of Astrophysics of the University of Vienna, Austria. Starting no earlier than 01st May 2023, the successful candidate will work on the FFG-funded project “Exciting and Excited Debris Discs” with project leader Dr. Nicole Pawellek.


Application deadline: 01st March 2024

Project outline: Details can be found here:  Full Job Ad



  • Completed master's degree (or equivalent) in the field of physics or astrophysics
  • Basic knowledge in astrophysics
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Basic experience in academic writing
  • IT user skills: Experience in C++ programming is beneficial
  • Didactic competences are beneficial
  • Knowledge in planet formation and evolution is beneficial

Required Documents:

  • Cover letter (max. 1 page, A4)
  • CV
  • Bachelor’s and Master’s Diploma (including grades for each subject)

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2024 Jan 31
Application Deadline
2024 Mar 01


Nicole Pawellek