PhD Positions at University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Deadline: 04 September 2017
Open to: international students
Benefits: salary of 2,222 EUR in the first year, progressing to 2,840 EUR in the last year


The Institute for High-Energy Physics of the University of Amsterdam is pleased to announce PhD studentships in the project of Neutrino Physics with the KM3NeT/ORCA deep-sea neutrino telescope. These studentships are open to international students.

The aim of this project is to enhance the sensitivity of the ORCA detector to the neutrino mass hierarchy and other oscillation parameters and the understanding of neutrino interactions in the 1-10 GeV energy region.

The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is consistently ranked among the world’s best universities in global rankings. It is a top 100 university in The Rankings, QS Rankings and Leiden Ranking.


  • The candidate should have obtained or be about to obtain a Master’s degree in Physics;
  • A background in particle or astroparticle physics is preferred;
  • Extensive use will be made of the programming language C++;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English are essential.

This position is available for pursuing PhD programme.


Based on a full-time appointment (38 hours per week) the gross monthly salary will range from 2,222 EUR in the first year to 2,840 EUR in the last year. The Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities is applicable. Favourable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants.

How to Apply?

All applications should include a Curriculum Vitae, a single page maximum statement of motivation and research interests and a list of university courses taken with grades. You will also need to provide contact details for 2 referees. They will be contacted directly.

In order to apply please fill the application.

For more information please visit the official website.

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