PhD Fellowships in cosmology and/or galaxy formation

2014-10-27 17:30

The “Centro de Estudios del Cosmos de Aragon” (CEFCA) offers several 4 year doctoral fellowships in cosmology and/or galaxy formation, starting at the beginning of 2015.


CEFCA is a research institute located in Teruel (Spain) that provides an excellent environment at the interface between observational and theoretical astronomical research. Current research topics include: Cosmic Microwave Background, large-scale structure of the Universe, physics of galaxy formation and evolution, and the exploitation of large datasets such as J-PAS, J-PLUS, Planck and ALHAMBRA. Additionally, CEFCA develops and operates the Observatorio Astrofísico de Javalambre, which is equipped with world-class survey telescopes, offering the students the possibility to develop skills in instrumentation and astronomical observations.


4 year fellowship, starting at the beginning of 2015.


To apply, candidates should send the following documentation:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Academic record
  • Short statement of research interests
  • Two reference letters

This documentation, should be submitted via email to, with the subject "Ref.0042. PhD Fellowship in Cosmology/Galaxy Formation".

Application deadline: December 4th, 2014.

More info in: Job offer.