17/04/2019
Science 4 Refugees

Ph.D. student in Plasma Astrophysics


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    KU Leuven
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    MathematicsApplied mathematics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    27/05/2019 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Belgium › Leuven
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Permanent
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    38
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    BAP-2019-232
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    724326

  • You will do research in applied mathematics at the Centre of mathematical Plasma Astrophysics of the Department of Mathematics, leading to a Ph.D.
  • You follow the doctoral program of the Arenberg Doctoral School
  • You will give exercise classes in mathematics for the courses taught by members of the Department of Mathematics.
  • You assist in the guidance of bachelor projects and master theses.
  • You assist in the organisation of workshops, conferences and other research and teaching activities.

Benefits

We offer a scholarship as a Ph.D. student in the Section Plasma Astrophysics of the Departement of Mathematics for one year. This can be extended to four years after a positive evaluation. The four year period allows you to obtain a Ph.D. in mathematics. 

Eligibility criteria

  • You have a master degree in mathematics, physics, astronomy, computer science, or an equivalent degree with an important mathematics component.
  • You are able to teach mathematics exercise classes in Dutch. If your knowledge of Dutch is not sufficient, then we ask you to follow language training classes so that your knowledge is sufficient after two years.
  • You have a very good knowledge of English, both spoken and written.

Selection process

For more information please contact Prof. dr. Tom Van Doorsselaere, tel.: +32 16 32 70 03, mail: tom.vandoorsselaere@kuleuven.be or Mrs. Josee Pierre, tel.: +32 16 32 70 15, mail: josee.pierre@kuleuven.be.
You can apply for this job no later than 27/05/2019 via the online application tool

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KU Leuven
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Leuven
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