University of Barcelona

PhD grant

PhD position in Gravity and Black Holes - ERC Adv Grant GravBHs

Deadline: 30.06.2017      CLOSED 
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One PhD studentship is open at the Institute of Cosmos Sciences at University of Barcelona (ICCUB). It is funded by the ERC Advanced Grant of Prof Roberto Emparan "A New Strategy for Gravity and Black Holes" (ERC-2015-AdG 692951 GravBHs).

The successful applicant will work directly with Prof Emparan on novel theoretical approaches to black hole physics and gravity. They will be members of a very active group doing research on many areas of gravitational theory, string theory and cosmology.

Candidates must hold an MSc or equivalent in a field that is closely related to theoretical physics, with excellent performance in General Relativity.

The start date is expected to be October 2017. The position will be funded for up to 4 years, and includes travel money.

Applications must be made online at the link provided above, and will contain a CV and at least two reference letters. Applications by any other means will not be considered.

See for information about the objectives of the ERC project that funds this position