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Scholarships for PhD student in the theoretical nuclear physics

Job title: PhD student

Number of positions: 1 (one scholarships)

Unit name: Institute of Physics, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University

City: Lublin, Poland

Link to the website of the unit:


  • Master diploma (or equivalent) in physics or related area,
  • Basic knowledge of theoretical physics including nuclear physics,
  • Communicative knowledge of English.
  • Admission to Doctoral School of Quantitative and Natural Sciences at UMCS,19475.htm

Task description

The successful candidate will be working on the theoretical description of low energy nuclear fission. He/she will have to prepare the PhD thesis in the nuclear theory group in the Maria Curie Sklodowska University in Lublin. Specific scopes of the work may include carrying out multidimensional self-consistent Hartree-Fock-Bogolubov calculations for selected spontaneously fissioning isotopes. Evaluation of the fragment mass and kinetic energy yields within the time dependent collective model.

Type of the project

The project is realized in collaboration with the Tsinghua University in Beijing and the China Institute of Atomic Energy in Beijing in the frame of the Polish-Chinese program SHENG-1.

Group of Sciences: ST (Science and Technology)

The deadline for the submission of the applications: 2020-08-25 23:59 CET

Form of sending of the offers: according to the rules of Doctoral School

Conditions of employment:

  • The Candidate has to undertake education on 1st October 2020 at the Doctoral School of Natural Sciences of the Maria Curie-SkÅ‚odowska University in Lublin
  • Scholarship 3000 PLN / monthly (no tax)
  • No tuition fees is foreseen

Additional information

The Candidate must apply to Doctoral School of Quantitative and Natural Sciences:,16856.htm

Required documents:

  • Copy of master diploma
  • Scientific CV (including photo and list of publications)
  • Contact details

Candidate may attach the following documents:

  • Academic records transcript
  • Recommendation letter form a researcher
  • Confirmation of conference activities
  • Confirmation of taking part in research projects, academic trainings
  • Certificate of language skills
  • Published and/or accepted for publication scientific papers
  • Description of scientific interests
  • Any documents confirming his/her scientific, didactic or organizing activities

Selected candidates will be invited for an interview (personally or by an internet communicator, e.g. Skype or WeChat). The date of the interview will be communicated to the candidates individually.

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Information on maintenance costs in Lublin (approx.):

  • Room in the student dormitory (monthly): 400-600 PLN
  • Lunch in cafeteria: 10-20 PLN
  • Monthly living costs: 1000 PLN