University of Zurich, Department of Physics

1761 10892
Position ID:UZH-Department of Physics-PDRA [#10892]
Position Title: Postdoctoral research associate - experimental particle physics
Position Location:Zurich, Zurich 8057, Switzerland [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Elementary Particle Physics
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/02/18, finished 2019/02/07, listed until 2018/09/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Experimental Particle Physics group at the University of Zurich invites applications for a postdoctoral position to work on the CMS experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider. Our CMS group at UZH is engaged in data analysis in addition to major responsibilities in the pixel detector, software developments, and operations of the CMS detector. The position is initially limited to three years with possibility of extension, subject to performance.
Successful candidates are expected to lead the group's contributions in CMS physics analyses and help with the supervision of students. Candidates will also participate in the detector operation and upgrade efforts. The successful candidate could be based at CERN or in Zurich, with regular travel foreseen to either location.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in experimental particle physics by the date of the appointment and have performed high quality, independent, particle physics research, with the ability to mentor students. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of research interests, and arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be uploaded at this site.
Review of applications will begin in May 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Complete applications will be considered immediately, for a starting date as early as June 2018.
Enquiries concerning the positions can be made to Prof. Florencia Canelli (

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Physics
University of Zurich
Winterthurerstrasse 190
CH-8057 Zurich

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