PhD Students (f/m/diverse) in theoretical astroparticle physics

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Publish Date: 
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
Department Name: 
Theoretical astroparticle physics
Job Announcement Text: 

DESY is one of the world’s leading research centres for photon science, particle and astroparticle physics as well as accelerator physics.
The theoretical astroparticle physics group at DESY has an opening for two PhD positions.

The position

Research in the theoretical astroparticle physics eventually leading to a Ph.D. degree. Two positions are available on January 1st, 2019. We are par­ti­cu­lary interested in studies in the areas:

  • Particle Transport and their radiative signatures in galactic outflows
  • Radiation modelling of supernova remnants
  • Kinetic simulations of turbulence and particle acceleration


  • Qualified M.Sc. degree in physics or equivalent
  • Experience with numerical and analytical studies in astroparticle phy­sics/astrophysics
  • Documented proficient command of English

For further questions please contact Andrew Taylor, +49-40-33762-7195, or Martin Pohl, +49-40-33762-7484,

Applications should include a CV, a statement of research interest, a list of publications and the names and contact info of at least 2 references.

The position is limited to 3 years.
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.

We are looking forward to your application quoting the reference code pre­fer­ably via our electronic application system: Online Application.
Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
Human Resources Department | Code: FHDO023/2018
Notkestraße 85 | 22607 Hamburg | Germany
Telefon: 040 8998-3392
Deadline for applications: 31 October 2018

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
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