University of Antwerp
Doctoral student, QCD Theory & Phenomenology
University of Antwerp
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Published: 24 days ago
Application deadline: Jul 08
Location: Antwerpen, Belgium
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Doctoral student, QCD Theory & Phenomenology

The Faculty of Science is seeking to fill a full-time vacancy in the Department of Physics for a

Doctoral student in the area of QCD Theory & Phenomenology

Job description

  • You prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of Quantum Chromodynamics theory and phenomenology.
  • You contribute to teaching and research in the Particle Physics group: the main topic of research of the group is the experimental study of fundamental interactions at large accelerators like the LHC at CERN, Geneva. The group is presently involved in the CMS international collaboration and is active in the fields of Standard Model, Higgs and SUSY physics. These experimental activities are supported by theoretical studies specialising in advanced QCD factorisation and re-summation techniques to which the successful candidate will contribute to.

Profile and requirements

  • You hold a master degree in Physics.
  • You can submit outstanding academic results; also students in the final year of their degree can apply.
  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.
  • You demonstrate a and demonstrate a strong motivation for theoretical particle physics and fundamental research in an international environment.

We offer

  • a doctoral scholarship for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal for a further two-year period after positive evaluation;
  • the tentative start date of scholarship will be September 2018;
  • a gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.324,20 - € 2.469,08;
  • a dynamic and stimulating work environment.

How to apply?

  • Applications should be send before July 8th 2018 by email to pierre.vanmechelen@uantwerpen.be and should include
    • a cover/motivation letter;
    • a copy of your CV;
    • PDF files of your bachelor and master thesis;
    • your bachelor and master certificates containing a detailed list of your grades.
  • In addition you should arrange to have two letters of recommendation sent directly to pierre.vanmechelen@uantwerpen.be.
  • For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact Prof. Pierre Van Mechelen, pierre.vanmechelen@uantwerpen.be.

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