Postdoc (m/f) in Theoretical Astroparticle Physics

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Publish Date: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Research Laboratory
Deutsches Elektronen Synchroton DESY
Street Line 1: 
Notkestraße 85
Hansestadt Hamburg
Job Announcement Text: 

DESY, Zeuthen location, is seeking:

Postdoc (f/m) in Theoretical Astroparticle Physics

DESY is one of the world’s leading research centres for photon science, particle and astroparticle physics as well as accelerator physics.
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position based at Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron. The successful applicant will work on projects of mutual interests in Prof. Huirong Yan’s groups at both DESY and University of Potsdam. As one of Germany’s largest research centres, DESY carries out fundamental research in various areas including astroparticle physics. DESY experts are playing leadership roles in a number of international projects in astroparticle physics, including IceCube and CTA.

The position
Postdoctural appointment in astroparticle physics. We are particularly interested in scientists working in any of the following areas:
- Plasma astrophysics
- Particle acceleration
- CR propagation processes
- Expertise in MHD simulations
- Astroparticle physics

- Ph.D. in physics or astronomy
- Experience with modeling of particle acceleration and propagation
- Experience with numerical and analytical studies of plasma processes in magnetized medium
- Good command of English

Applications should include a CV, a statement of research, a list of publications, statement of current and future research interests, the names and contact info of three references.
For further information please contact Prof. Yan (
The position is limited to 2 years with the opportunity of an extension.
Salary and benefits are commensurate with those of public service organizations 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:
Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
Human Resources Department | Code: FHPO012/2017
Notkestraße 85 | 22607 Hamburg | Germany | Phone: +49 40 8998-3392
Deadline for applications: 25 October 2017
The Helmholtz Association is Germany’s
largest scientific organisation.

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Current Status of Position: 
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postdocs (f/m) in Theoretical Astroparticle Physics