Austrian Academy of Sciences, Institute of High Energy Physics (HEPHY)

5546 27396
Position ID:Austrian Academy of Sciences-Institute of High Energy Physics (HEPHY)-POSTDOC1 [#27396, HEPHY028PD024]
Position Title: POSTDOC on Dark Matter Theory
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Vienna, Wien 1010, Austria [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / Astroparticle Physics, HEP-Phenomenology (hep-ph), Particle Theory, theoretical astroparticle physics, Theoretical Particle Physics, Theoretical Physics, HEP-Phenomenology (hep-ph), Astrophysics (astro-ph), GR-Cosmology (gr-qc), Cosmology, Gravity, Astrophysics Theory, Particle Astrophysics, Theoretical Particle Physics, Particle/Cosmology Theory, Fundamental Theory/Cosmology, particl
Appl Deadline:2024/04/20 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/03/25, listed until 2024/09/25)
Position Description:    

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The Theory Group at the Institute of High Energy Physics (HEPHY) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) solicits applications for a POSTDOCTORAL POSITION (F/M/X) on Dark Matter Theory and Physics beyond the Standard Model (full-time, 40 hours per week) for a duration of two years, beginning in Fall 2024 or earlier. 

We invite applications in all areas of theoretical particle physics, in particular from candidates with a strong background in theoretical astroparticle physics and particle phenomenology. The position is in the group of Prof. Josef Pradler which is supported by the ERC Consolidator Grant NLO-DM The successful candidate will have experience in one or more of the following areas 
  • Beyond the Standard Model particle physics
  • Particle physics applied in astrophysical and/or cosmological contexts, including but not limited to Dark Matter. 
  • Dark Matter direct detection and its intersect with condensed matter physics.  
The successful candidate is expected to work independently as well collaboratively on theoretical particle and astroparticle physics, broadly defined, and, to a small part, support the ERC funded efforts. 

The Institute of High Energy Physics is Austria's leading non-university institution for science and research and performs a rich experimental particle physics program participating in accelerator and non-accelerator-based experiments. The institute has significant involvements in CMS at CERN, the Belle II experiment at KEK, and several Dark Matter discovery experiments. Theory and machine learning groups complete the research profile of the institute. 

The annual gross salary is at least 60.926,60 EUR according to the collective agreement of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. 

Applications should include
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Statement
  • List of Publications and
  • Three reference letters 
and are to be submitted via the Academic Jobs Online portal no later than April 20, 2024.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
email address
Institute of High Energy Physics
Nikolsdorfer Gasse 18
1050 Vienna