DESY-Fellowships - experimental particle physics

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.

Particle physics and the investigation of the fundamental building blocks of nature and their interactions are at the core of the DESY mission. The lab is among the globally leading research institutions in this field. We take significant responsibility in internationally leading projects, e.g. at CERN and at KEK, and on our campus. We develop detectors and technologies relevant for our experimental activities, and we engage in scientific computing and in the development of future accelerators for particle physics.

The position

Our involvements at CERN (ATLAS, CMS) and at KEK (Belle II)On-site experimental activities (ALPS II) and preparations for IAXO, MADMAX, LUXEDetector and technology development for future applications in particle physicsScientific computingAccelerator development


Ph.D. in physics completed within the last four yearsInterest in particle physicsExpertise relevant for at least one of the areas listed above

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 FHFE001/2019, also by E-Mail toDeutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY Human Resources Department | Code: FHFE001/2019 Notkestraße 85 | 22607 Hamburg | 22607 Hamburg Germany Phone: +49 40 8998-3392 Deadline for applications: 2019/03/31

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Quote Reference: Helmholtz-FHFE001/2019