PhD Open Positions in Plasma Space Propulsion

We offer a 4-year Pre-Doctoral contract position in the Equipo de Propulsión Espacial y Plasmas (EP2), supervised by Prof. Eduardo Ahedo Galilea

Relevant information

Research group: EP2 at UC3M, Spain

  • At present, >15 students carrying out their PhD Theses with us
  • More info of the group at

Research topic: Modeling of the plasma discharge in a RF ion thruster

Grant duration: up to 4 years

Requirements for candidates:

  • BSc + MSc formation with a minimum of 300 ECTS credits
  • Excellent academic record in the areas of Fluid Mechanics,
  • Propulsion, Applied Mathematics & Scientific programming (Plasma Physics can be learned during formation period)
  • Team & independent working; critical & creative thinking
  • High proficiency in English

How to apply: send your CV, motivation letter, and 2 references to in a single PDF file.

Deadline: March 5, 2023
Late applications will be processed if selection process not completed.

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