Phd Position in Experimental Partical Physics RWTH Aachen University, Institute of Physics B Germany

Phd Position in Experimental Partical Physics


Analysis of Higgs Boson Decays in Tau Leptons


CONTACT NAME Dr. Oliver Pooth


TELEPHONE work/Phone +49 241 80 27303

CONTACT NAME Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Lohmann

TELEPHONE work/Phone +49 241 80 27295


III. Institute of Physics B


Our profile


The RWTH Aachen University, III Institute B, is involved in the CMS experiment at CERN and in the neutrino
experiments IceCube at the south pole, Double-Chooz in France, T2K in Japan and JUNO in China.
The CMS group is active and experienced in detector development and data analysis. The current analyses are focused on the study of final states with tau leptons. This includes gauge boson and Higgs boson decays into tau leptons to perform precision tests of the Standard Model and explore the electroweak symmetry breaking.


Your profile


University degree (master or equivalent) in particle physics. Experience in detector development or data analysis in particle physics experiments and the ability to perform unique and outstanding research activities.


Your responsibilities


The successful applicants will be expected to make significant personal contributions to the research program of the group, work independently and supervise bachelor and master students. In addition, taking over of teaching responsibilities will be part of the program. 

The posts are located at the RWTH Aachen University and will require frequent travel to CERN and other partner institutes to play a visible role in the physics analysis.The position will give an excellent chance for further academic qualification.


What we offer


The successful candidate will be employed as a public servant.
The position is to be filled as soon as possible and limited to 2 years. It can be prolonged by another year.
This is a part-time position (50% of the standard weekly hours for full-time employees). 
The successful candidate has the opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree in this position.
The salary corresponds to level TV-L EG 13.

RWTH Aachen University is certified as a Family-Friendly University.
We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled persons and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University.
The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.




Application deadline:


Mailing Address:

III. Institute of Physics B 

RWTH Aachen 

attn: Ms Ruth Jansen.. 

Physikzentrum - Otto-Blumenthal-Straße 

52074 Aachen


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