University of Zurich, Department of Physics

1761 16357
Position ID:UZH-Department of Physics-PHD [#16357]
Position Title: PhD student - experimental particle physics
Position Type:Academic admissions
Position Location:Zurich, Zurich 8057, Switzerland [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Elementary Particle Physics
Appl Deadline:2020/08/20 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/05/16, updated 2020/05/15, listed until 2020/11/16)
Position Description:    

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We invite applications for a Ph.D. position at the University of Zurich in experimental particle physics research on the CMS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). We are interested in finding outstanding, strongly motivated candidates with the drive to pursue important research topics in particle physics.

A master's degree or diploma in physics and ideally some research experience in experimental particle physics are required. Good software skills are desirable. The ideal candidate will have interest in both data analysis and either detector instrumentation or software.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae and arrange at least two letters of recommendation via

Materials should be received by August 1st, 2020. Complete applications will be considered immediately. Applications received after that date will be considered until the position is filled.

More information about the CMS group at the University of Zurich can be found at Enquiries concerning the position can be made to Prof. Florencia Canelli (

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Department of Physics
University of Zurich
Winterthurerstrasse 190
CH-8057 Zurich

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