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August 2020

CERN (Geneva, Switzerland) has opened applications for the 2020 ATLAS PhD Grant. This special grant is designed for candidates preparing a doctoral thesis in particle physics (including computing for physics) to spend 18 months at CERN. Candidates may already have a thesis subject defined with their home university OR they may be looking for a thesis subject.


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June 2020

VUB - Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium) has a number of research projects in elementary particle physics for postdoctoral researchers interested in developing a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow (MSCA-IF) proposal.

VUB has dedicated support for MSCA-IF applications.

Research topics include:

  • The design, construction and exploitation of the R&D Field Lab `Einstein Telescope Pathfinder’


    Multi-messenger Studies of Cosmic Phenomena with the IceCube Neutrino Observatory


    Exploring the High-Energy Neutrino Universe


    Exploring the stochastic astrophysical and cosmological gravitational wave background: from modeling to observation


    Duality, Geometry and Spacetime

    RADAR and radio detection of the PeV-EeV cosmic neutrino flux


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Contact: Prof. Dr. Freya Blekman



April 2020

The High Energy Physics Division of the Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), (Lemont, IL, USA) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work with the ATLAS group on the Phase II Inner Tracker (ITk) pixel upgrade and physics analysis.

For more information click HERE



March 2020

L’École IMT ATLANTIQUE Bretagne-Pays de la Loire (France) recrute un Professeur en Physique Expérimentale des Particules et/ou Nucléaire, Instrumentaliste pour les Applications Médicales.

Pour plus d'information, cliquez ICI


The Jülich Centre for Neutron Science (JCNS) (Garching near Munich, Germany) is looking to recruit a highly motivated postdoc as FaNGaS instrument scientist to coordinate the user program for the FaNGaS instrument and to perform development of the instrument and own high profile research in the field of prompt gamma neutron activation analysis (PGNAA) with fast neutrons.

For more information, click HERE