PhD Position at DLR in Berlin

PhD position on numerical and experimental investigation of asteroid and comet regolith.

The Institute of Planetary Research at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Berlin invites applications for a PhD position within the framework of a DLR junior research group. The group works on the interpretation of surface features related to volatile content on asteroids and comets via an interdisciplinary approach including cartographic preparations, geologic analysis of remote sensing data of space missions as well as experimental and numerical simulations. The successful candidate will work on the adaptation of a numerical code to simulate dynamical processes on asteroid and comet surfaces and the validation of the simulation by means of laboratory experiments and space mission data.

Candidates should hold a master degree in physics or closely related field.

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Interested candidates should send a letter of motivation stating their research interests and relevant experience, a CV and copies of grade transcripts/diplomas. Applications should be submitted via the link above.

Contact: K. A. Otto, [email protected]