Scientist (f/m/diverse) ATLAS and future experiments

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY - DESY - Helmholtz Association

Hamburg, Germany

Work group:


Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts

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 particle physics programme of DESY consists of strong contributions to the LHC experiments ATLAS and CMS, the Belle-II Experiment in Japan and to the preparation of future experiments. The experimental programme is enhanced by collaboration with a strong theory group. DESY is searching an experienced experimental physicist (f/m/diverse), who is interested in contributing to the ATLAS experiment at the LHC and to future particle physics projects at DESY.

The position

Leading role in ATLAS data analysis with focus on measurements Participation in ATLAS detector operation or upgradeParticipation in the supervision of students and postdocsEngagement in Research and Design for Future Experiment(s)


PhD in experimental Particle PhysicsExperience in data analysis and software developmentExperience in detector operations and/or developmentOutstanding teamwork abilities and excellent communication skills and knowledge 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 FHMA051/2018, also by E-Mail toDeutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY Human Resources Department | Code: FHMA051/2018 Notkestraße 85 | 22607 Hamburg | 22607 Hamburg Germany Phone: +49 40 8998-3392 Deadline for applications: 2019/01/31

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Quote Reference: Helmholtz-FHMA051/2018