Technische Universität Dresden - Faculty of Physics, Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics
The TU Dresden is one of eleven German universities that were identified as an “excellence university”. TUD has about 36.500 students and almost 5319 employees, 507 professors among them, and, thus, is the largest university in Saxony, today.
Having been committed to sciences and the engineering before the reunification of Germany, TU Dresden now is a multi-discipline university, also offering humanities and social sciences as well as medicine.
(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)
The position is starting on 01.12.2020. The position entails 50 % of the fulltime weekly hours and is initially limited until 30.06.2021. It shall be extended to 3 years, subject to resources being available. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschafts-zeitvertragsgesetz WissZeitVG). The position offers the chance to obtain further academic qualification.
The position will be in the ATLAS research group lead by Prof. Dr. Arno Straessner. The envisaged research programme is part of the German-wide research network Forschungsschwerpunkt ErUM-FSP ATLAS of the BMBF focusing on particle physics at highest energies with the ATLAS experiment at the LHC. The ATLAS Dresden group has a long-term experience in advanced data analysis of proton-proton collisions, particle searches, and detector development for the ATLAS liquid-argon calorimeters.
ATLAS physics analysis and operational tasks aiming at the search for Higgs bosons beyond the Standard Model with tau leptons in the final state; Regular visits to CERN, including a longer research period, will be possible.
very good university degree (Master's or equivalent) with a specialisation in the area of particle physics
research experience related to LHC measurements or equivalent expertise
high motivation to join an analysis in the ATLAS experiment.
Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.
Please submit your application documents including a Curriculum Vitae, a brief proposal describing the candidate's research experience and interests, and an official transcript of coursework and grades. Recommendation letters by 2 referees shall be provided to the same address until 30.09.2020 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail services applies) preferably via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal https://securemail.tu-dresden.de by sending it as a single pdf document to firstname.lastname@example.org, or to TU Dresden, Fakultät Physik, Institut für Kern- und Teilchenphysik, z. H. Frau Nicole Beyer, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden. Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.
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