For our location in Zeuthen we are seeking:
Postdoc (f/m/d) Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA)
DESY is one of the world’s leading research centres for photon science, particle and astroparticle physics as well as accelerator physics. More than 2,400 employees work at our two locations Hamburg and Zeuthen in science, technology and administration.
The Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) is the next generation very-high-energy gamma-ray observatory. It will include over 100 telescopes at both a northern site at La Palma and a southern site in Chile. DESY, at its Zeuthen location, is a lead participant in CTA (see www.desy.de/CTA). We are advertising a postdoc (f/m/d) position to work on the high-energy telescopes of CTA (SST), focused on but not exclusively restricted to instrumentation.
Active role in the CTA consortium
Contributions to the small telescope camera project: commissioning, testing, simulations, data analysis, reconstruction software and performance aspects
Preparing for science with CTA
Gamma-ray data analysis and interpretation of current-generation Cherenkov telescopes within the institute's gamma-ray group
Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or astroparticle physics or equivalent qualification
Experience in instrumentation, data acquisition, data analysis or simulations in astroparticle physics, high-energy physics or astrophysics
Good knowledge of English and the willingness to learn German
Willingness to participate in expert and working meetings and conferences abroad, as well as occasionally in measurement and commissioning campaigns at the CTA sites
For further information please contact David Berge +493376277291, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The position is limited to 2 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 via our application system: www.desy.de/onlineapplication
Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
Human Resources Department | Code: APPO002/2019 Notkestraße 85 | 22607 Hamburg Germany
Phone: +49 40 8998-3392
Deadline for applications: 2019/07/10