Department of Physics, University of Zurich

1761 10743
Position ID:UZH-Department of Physics-SRA [#10743]
Position Title: Senior Research Associate
Position Location:Zurich, Zurich 8057, Switzerland [map]
Subject Area: Physics / HEP-Experiment (hep-ex)
Appl Deadline:2018/04/01 finished (2018/01/15, finished 2018/10/07, listed until 2018/07/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

We invite applications for a senior researcher position at the University of Zurich (UZH) in experimental particle physics research on the CMS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). We are interested in finding an outstanding, strongly-motivated candidate with the drive to pursue important research topics in detector development for particle physics.

Our CMS group at UZH is engaged in data analysis, software, and operations of the CMS detector. We have helped construct the original and phase-1 barrel pixel detector, and expect to have an important role in phase 2 of the LHC and beyond. The successful candidate is expected to take a leading role in detector instrumentation for CMS. The position is initially limited to three years with the possibility of permanent extension.

Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, publication list, and arrange at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted by the reference writers at Materials should be received by April 1st, 2018. Complete applications will be considered immediately. Applications received after that date will be considered until the position is filled. Enquiries concerning the positions can be made to Prof. Florencia Canelli ( and Prof. Ben Kilminster (

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Physics
University of Zurich
Winterthurerstrasse 190
CH-8057 Zurich

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