2 Junior Staff Scientists in Theoretical Particle Physics

German Electron Synchrotron (DESY)

Hamburg, Germany

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Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts

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Job description:


DESY is one of the world’s leading research centres for photon science, particle and astroparticle physics as well as accelerator physics. More than 2400 employees work at our two locations Hamburg and Zeuthen in science, technology and administration.

The DESY theory group pursues a vigorous research programme in the investigation of the fundamental interactions of nature and the fabric of matter, space and time. Research topics include collider phenomenology, particle cosmology and string theory. DESY, Hamburg location, is seeking for two Junior Scientists in Theoretical Physics.

The position

Research on particle physics phenomenology, physics of the early universe and cosmology at an internationally competitive levelParticipation in the research activities of the DESY theory group


Ph.D. in physicsExcellent research record and international reputation in the area of particle physics phenomenology, physics of the early universe and cosmologyTeam ability and very good English language skills

Salary and benefits are commensurate with those of public service organisations in Germany. Classification is based upon qualifications and assigned duties. Handicapped persons will be given preference to other equally qualified applicants. DESY operates flexible work schemes. DESY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women. Vacant positions at DESY are in general open to part-time-work. During each application procedure DESY will assess whether the post can be filled with part-time employees.

Please send your application quoting the reference code FHMA043/2019, also by E-Mail toDeutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY Human Resources Department | Code: FHMA043/2019 Notkestraße 85 | 22607 Hamburg | 22607 Hamburg Germany Phone: +49 40 8998-3392 Deadline for applications: 2019/12/01 www.desy.de

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Quote Reference: FHMA043/2019