Postdoc in theoretical astroparticle physics

German Electron Synchrotron (DESY)

Zeuthen, Berlin, Germany

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Scientific / postdoctoral posts

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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.

DESY at its Zeuthen location near Berlin is a leading center for astroparticle physics with a focus on gamma-ray and neutrino astronomy, and the development of new detectors and detection technologies for future astroparticle physics experiments.The activities of astroparticle theory group include: particle transport and acceleration, plasma astrophysics.

The position

Polarimetry and magnetic fieldPlasma astrophysicsParticle acceleration and/or propagation processes


Ph.D. in physics or astronomyExperience with modeling / analysis of polarizations and magnetized plasma or numerical and analytical studies of plasma processes or particle transport processGood command of English

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 APPO010/2019, also by E-Mail toDeutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY Human Resources Department | Code: APPO010/2019 Notkestraße 85 | 22607 Hamburg | 22607 Hamburg Germany Phone: +49 40 8998-3392 Deadline for applications: 2020/01/10

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Quote Reference: APPO010/2019