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PhD position on Wendelstein 7-X or ASDEX Upgrade within HEPP

The International Helmholtz Graduate School for Plasma Physics (HEPP) is a graduate school for doctoral candidates at the Max-Planck-Institute for Plasma Physics (IPP) in Garching and Greifswald, and its partner universities, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the University of Greifswald.

Since HEPP is a continuous program, we are constantly looking for outstanding PhD candidates in all fields of experimental, numerical and theoretical plasma physics, fusion science and plasma technology.  Besides a number of smaller scale experiments, IPP offers the opportunity to conduct a PhD project on the tokamak ASDEX Upgrade and the superconducting stellarator Wendelstein 7-X.

We offer you excellent working conditions, a structured training program and a three-year work contract according to German public service rate TVÖD 13. For further information about HEPP and the application process please refer to

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31 December, 2020
Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, Germany