Research Position

WorkplaceFreiburg i.Br., Baden-Württemberg, Germany


Research Position

Consider making the switch to the University of Freiburg: It is one of the most renowned and strongest research universities in Germany, with a history spanning more than 500 years. You’ll engage in top-notch research and teaching with a unique spectrum of disciplines, perspectives, and people - right in the heart of one of Germany’s most beautiful cities.
The University of Freiburg’s human resources policy is oriented toward the principles of equal opportunity and diversity. The university is committed to the goal of creating a family-friendly university.

The University of Freiburg offers a

in theoretical particle physics ("Akademische Rätin/Rat auf Zeit", A13Z German civil servant system).

The position is embedded in the group of Prof. Stefan Dittmaier, and the candidate is expected to have expertise and experience in the field of precision calculations for particle colliders (LHC and ILC) at the postdoctoral level as well as a profound knowledge of particle phenomenology and quantum field theory. It includes a teaching load of 4 hours/week (4 SWS).

The position is not tenured, but will allow the preparation of a Habilitation or to aquire an equivalent qualification, during a duration of maximally six years. The position is initially limited to three years with possibility of extension for a maximum of three years. Besides the precondition of civil servants, the candidates must have an outstanding PhD.

At present, particle theory at the Freiburg University consists of  the theory working groups of Profs. Dittmaier, Ita and van der Bij, and the experimental ATLAS groups of Profs. Heinemann, Herten, Jakobs, Schumacher and Schumann. The theoretical and experimental groups are tied together within the DFG Research Training Group "Mass and Symmetries after the Discovery of a Higgs Particle at the LHC" and represent present-day particle physics with a broad scope. More details on the structure of the group may be found under ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> .

Applications, including a CV and a short essay specifying the field of research interest, should be sent before Sep 20, 2019 to:

Prof. Stefan Dittmaier, via regular mail or email (see below). Post-deadline applications may also be considered.

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.

Please send in a complete and convincing application in English with the above-mentioned supporting documents including the reference number 00000658, by date 20.09.2019 at the latest. Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:

Prof. Stefan Dittmaier Universität Freiburg Physikalisches Institut Hermann-Herder-Str. 3
79104 Freiburg

For further information, please contact Herr Prof. Dr. Stefan Dittmaier on the phone number +49 761 203-5837 or E-Mail stefan.dittmaier [at] physik[.] .

General and legal remarks:
Full-time positions may generally be split up into two or more part-time positions, provided that there are no formal or legal barriers. Candidates are selected in accordance with the provisions of the AGG (Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz - German General Equal Treatment Act).
Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte Menschen) will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification.
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