RWTH Aachen University, Research Training Group (RTG) 2497

Position ID:RWTH Aachen University-Research Training Group (RTG) 2497-PHD [#21880]
Position Title: PhD positions in Theory and Phenomenology of High Energy Physics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen 52068, Germany
Subject Area: Physics / Elementary Particle Physics
Appl Deadline:2022/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/06/06, finished 2022/10/10, listed until 2022/12/06)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Prof. M. Czakon and Prof. M. Worek invite applications for Ph.D. positions in theoretical particle physics (hep-ph) with a starting date in the fall of 2022. The PhD projects concern precision Standard Model predictions for the LHC, perturbative QCD, Top quark and Higgs boson physics. The recipients will be hosted by the Institute for Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany. 

We explicitly encourage applications from qualified women. Applicants with disabilities will be given preference if equally qualified. The deadline for applications is June 30, 2022.

More information about the Institute for Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology, RWTH Aachen University can be found at 

 The PhD positions are funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The successful candidates will be associated with 
Your application should be sent as a single pdf file. Please enclose in your application:
  • a cover letter stating your interests and motivation, 
  • research statement,
  • your curriculum vitae,
  • your degree certificates and study transcripts with a description of the grading scheme
  • an abstract (maximum 1/2 page) of your diploma or masters thesis,
  • a list of your publications, if available. 
  • You should also arrange for 2 letters of recommendation. 
 Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a job interview. The job interview will include:
  • an oral scientific presentation (20 minutes) given by you on a subject of your choice,
  • an interview to gain a deeper understanding of your knowledge and motivation.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Institute for Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology
RWTH Aachen University
Sommerfeldstr. 16
52074 Aachen