Vacancy No. 18-2021 / IMK-ASF

PhD student with a background in physics, chemistry, meteorology or geophysics (f/m/d)

and a keen interest in astrophysics or chemistry or physics of (planetary) atmospheres

Job description

In the frame of the project INCREASE funded by the German Research Foundation DFG, you will investigate the impact of stellar activity of different star types onto the evolution and composition of exoplanetary atmospheres. For this, you will further develop the planetary atmosphere model ExoTIC, carry out model studies for different star types and planetary atmospheres, and analyse them.

Personal qualification

You have a diplom (uni) / master in physics, chemistry, meteorology or geophysics. You have good English communications skills and are willing to present your research results to a broader public, both on conferences and in relevant journals. Sound knowledge of atmospheric physics and chemistry as well as good programming skills are of advantage.

Organizational unit

Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research - Atmospheric Trace Gases and Remote Sensing (IMK-ASF)

Starting date


Contract duration

limited to 3 years

Application up to


Contact person in line-management

For further information, please contact Frau Dr. Sinnhuber, phone 0721 608-24908.


Please apply online using the button below for this vacancy number 18-2021 / IMK-ASF.
Personnel support is provided by 

Mr Gehringer
phone: +49 721 608-25004,

Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany

Recognized severely disabled persons will be preferred if they are equally qualified.