Centre for Exoplanet Science


Research opportunities within the Centre.

PhD studentships

Vacancies appear on an annual basis and available from individual Schools.

Within the School of Physics and Astronomythere are opportunities with the Institute for Astronomy, and Astrobiology projects in the Institute for Condensed Matter and Complex Systems. The also PhD opportunities within the School of GeoSciences. 

Example projects for September 2020 entry are:

Postdoctoral Research 

In general, opportunities may exist. Inquire by email, attaching your CV and a brief statement of research interests, to exoplanets@ed.ac.uk.

We are happy to host independent fellowships that are available from, for example:

  •  Royal Society of London
  • Science &Technology Facilities Council

Undergraduate Research

It is important that students engage with scientific research as part of their undergraduate experience.

As part of our degree programmes, we offer a range of Senior Honours and MPhys dissertation projects.