PhD Position in Theoretical High-Energy Physics and Gravitational Waves
Last modification : Tuesday, June 8, 2021
The ITP at the University of Leuven is a large theoretical physics Institute
which currently comprises about 40 researchers at all levels and with a broad
expertise in many branches of theoretical physics, including high-energy
physics, complex systems, and mathematical physics. The high-energy physics
group at the Institute pursues a broad range of research directions covering
holography, string theory, supergravity, quantum field theory, cosmology and
gravitational waves. We are housed in the Department of Physics on the Science
campus just outside the city of Leuven. The ITP runs a prestigious Theoretical
Physics Master Program and a PhD program, which is embedded into the Arenberg
Graduate School of Sciences of the University of Leuven. There are numerous
seminars, journal clubs and regular colloquia. In addition the Institute has
close ties, including joint seminars, with the International Solvay Institutes
for Physics in nearby Brussels and with research groups in the Netherlands.
The ITP is also home to the Centre for Gravitational Waves, an inter-
university center of research that stimulates nationwide collaboration on
gravitational wave physics and facilitates the Belgian contributions to the
development and construction of future gravitational wave observatories.
Research project in Theoretical High-Energy Physics and Gravitational Waves
Master degree in physics or astronomy.
Candidates should have an interest in theoretical high-energy physics,
including string theory and theoretical cosmology.
We also invite applications for a PhD position in gravitational wave physics
(theory or data analysis) as part of a new strategic initiative in Flanders
to boost gravitational wave science.
Dutch is your mother tongue, or you must have achieved at least level C1.
Het Departement Natuurkunde en Sterrenkunde schakelt FLOF-mandaten, binnen de
grenzen van het statuut van doctoraatsbursaal, namelijk in voor
onderwijsopdrachten binnen het bacheloronderwijs (BA). Voor de verschillende
Nederlandstalige BA-onderwijsopdrachten die aan het departement zijn
toevertrouwd is voor het geven van werkzittingen en practica een grondige
kennis van het Nederlands vereist.”
We offer a full-time, 4-year PhDstudent position, in a dynamic scientific
environment, in a top international university.
For more information please contact Mrs. Anneleen Marcelis, tel.: +32 16 32 72
32, mail: email@example.com.
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