Nov 2011: All vacancies are now filled.
Feb 2011: The full list of GREAT ITN ESR vacancies are detailed at http://www.great-esf.eu/great-itn/great-itn-recruit/
The GREAT-ITN will offer 17 ESR (PhD) positions in all fields of Galactic Astronomy science where Gaia will have an impact - with the majority of the positions commencing Oct 2011 and lasting for three years.
The table (updated 20111123) below shows the locations of all positions within the network:
|Institute||Phd Position||Contact Person|
|Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, UK||2: Closed||Dr Vasily Belokurov (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Dr Nicholas Walton (email@example.com)|
|University of Leiden, The Netherlands||1: Closed||Dr Anthony Brown (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|University of Lund, Sweden||1: Closed||Prof Sofia Feltzing (email@example.com)|
|University of Barcelona, Spain||2: Closed||Dr Francesca Figueras (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Dr Lola Balaguer (email@example.com)|
|University of Heidelberg, Germany||1: Closed||Prof Eva Gebel (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|MPIA, Heidelberg, Germany||1: Closed||Dr Coryn Bailer-Jones (email@example.com)|
|University of Geneva, Switzerland||1: Closed||Dr Laurent Eyer (Laurent.Eyer@unige.ch)|
|University of Leuven, Belgium||1: Closed||Dr Joris De Ridder (Joris.DeRidder@ster.kuleuven.be)|
|Peking University, China||1: Closed||Ms Ning ZHANG (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|INAF (Bologna and Padua), Italy||2: Closed||Dr Gisella Clementini (email@example.com) and Dr Antonella Vallenari (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|Adam Mickiewicza University, Poznan, Poland||1: Closed||Prof Tadeusz Michalowski (email@example.com)|
|CAUP, University of Porto, Portugal||1: Closed||Dr Nuno Santos (Nuno.Santos@astro.up.pt)|
|CNRS (Bordeaux and Besancon), France||2: Closed||Dr Annie Robin (Annie.firstname.lastname@example.org) and Dr Caroline Soubiran (email@example.com)|
Applicants apply directly to the host institutions, the links to the specific pages describing the detailed procedures at each host are given in the table above.
Researchers applying for a PhD are eligible if they are still within the first four years of their career in research at the time of appointment. This is measured from the date when they obtained the undergraduate degree which would formally entitle them to embark on a doctorate.
As main rule, researchers are eligible if
As an exception to the general rule: