Postdoctoral Research Associate in Theoretical Physics

University of Munster

45,000 students and 8,000 employees in teaching, research and administration, all working together to shape perspectives for the future – that is the University of Münster (WWU). Embedded in the vibrant atmosphere of Münster with its high standard of living, the University’s diverse research profile and attractive study programmes draw students and researchers throughout Germany and from around the world.

The Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of Münster (WWU), Germany, is seeking to fill the position of a

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in
(salary level TV-L E 13)

in the group of Prof. Dr. Anna Kulesza, commencing on 1 October 2023. We are offering a fixed-term full-time position for three years. The group is involved in the DFG-funded Research Training Group “Strong and weak interactions - from hadrons to dark matter” and maintains close links with other groups at the Institute for Theoretical Physics (Prof. J. Heitger, Prof. M. Klasen, Dr. K. Kovarik and Prof. K. Schmitz) as well as with experimental particle physics groups at the University of Münster.

Your tasks:

Tasks include participation in research activities of the group and contributing to teaching activities at the Institute.

Our expectations:

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in theoretical particle physics at the time of the appointment. Candidates with a scientific background in collider phenomenology (precision calculations in QCD, top physics, Higgs physics, physics beyond the Standard Model) are particularly encouraged to apply.

The University of Münster strongly supports equal opportunity and diversity. We welcome all applicants regardless of sex, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion or worldview, disability, age, sexual orientation or gender identity. We are committed to creating family-friendly working conditions.

The University of Münster is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the proportion of women academics. Consequently, we actively encourage applications by women. Female candidates with equivalent qualifications and

Are you interested? Then we look forward to receiving your application by 11 December 2022 sent to:

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität
Institute for Theoretical Physics
Prof. Dr. Anna Kulesza
Wilhelm-Klemm Str. 9
48149 Münster

Application documents should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications and a brief description of research interests and should be sent as a single PDF file to . Applicants should also arrange for three recommendation letters to be sent separately to the above email address.

Please note that we cannot consider other file formats.