PhD Candidate in Experimental Particle Physics
As a PhD candidate you will become a member of the ATLAS collaboration based in Nijmegen with opportunity to spend one year at CERN in Geneva, and keep close …
- Houtlaan, Nijmegen, Gelderland
- Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
- Uren per week:
- 32 - 40 uur
- € 3061 - € 3061 per maand
As a PhD candidate you will become a member of the ATLAS collaboration based in Nijmegen with opportunity to spend one year at CERN in Geneva, and keep close contact with colleagues at Nikhef in Amsterdam and CERN in Geneva. You will contribute to the development and deployment of the new FELIX trigger and DAQ system, and to the Dutch instrumentation efforts with a focus on semi-conductor sensor-based detector R&D. You will also be given the opportunity to get involved in our ATLAS physics analysis activities.
- You must have (or be about to complete) a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in physics or a closely related field.
- A good command of English and the ability to work in a large team.
- Ideally you have a strong interest in and affinity with instrumentation.
- Good programming skills (C++/Python) and some research experience in experimental particle physics are desirable.
- Employment: 32 - 40 hours per week (0.8 - 1.0 FTE).
- The gross starting salary amounts to €2,395 per month, and will increase to €3,061 in the fourth year (p scale).
- In addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
- Duration of the contract: you will be appointed for an initial period of 18 months, after which your performance will be evaluated. If the evaluation is positive, the contract will be extended by 2.5 years (4 year contract) or 3.5 years (5 year contract).
- Your education task may be up to 10% of your appointment.
- You will be able to use our Dual Career and Family Care Services. Our Dual Career and Family Care Officer can assist you with family-related support, help your partner or spouse prepare for the local labour market, provide customized support in their search for employment and help your family settle in Nijmegen.
- Have a look at our excellent employment conditions. They include a good work-life balance (among other things because of the excellent leave arrangements), opportunities for development and a great pension scheme.
For more information about this vacancy, please contact:
Dr. Mengqing Wu, Assistant Professor