Research Associate inTheoretical Physics
University of Munster, Institute for Theoretical Physics


The Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of Münster invites applications for a full-time, initially two-year position as

Researc Associate

(Salary Scale TV-L 13)

in the group of Prof. M. Klasen. Other permanent scientists in the institute include Prof. J. Heitger, PD Dr. K. Kovarik and Prof. A. Kulesza. The focus area “Particle Physics” includes also experimental groups (ALICE, BESIII, IceCube, KATRIN, and XENON1T) in the neighboring Institute for Nuclear Physics. The appointment will start on October 1, 2020 or later. The teaching duty is four hours per week.

Tasks include active participation in research and teaching in the fields of theoretical nuclear, particle, or astroparticle physics, in particular within the scope of the DFG Research Training Group “Strong and weak interactions - from hadrons to dark matter” as well as the BMBF focus area “Elementary particle physics with the CMS experiment and theoretical studies of processes at the LHC.” The prerequisite for this appointment is a Ph.D. degree in theoretical physics.

The University of Münster is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the pro- portion of women in academics. Consequently, we actively encourage applications by women. Female candidates with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially considered within the framework of the legal possibilities. We also welcome applications from candidates with severe disabilities. Disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will be preferentially considered.

Applications with the usual documents (letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, research statement, list of publications and talks, three separate letters of reference) should be addressed before December 15, 2019 to

Prof. Dr. Michael Klasen

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität

Institut für Theoretische Physik

Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 9

D-48149 Münster

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