Technische Universität Dresden - Faculty of Physics, Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics
The TU Dresden is one of eleven German universities that were identified as an “excellence university”. TUD has about 36.500 students and almost 5319 employees, 507 professors among them, and, thus, is the largest university in Saxony, today.
Having been committed to sciences and the engineering before the reunification of Germany, TU Dresden now is a multi-discipline university, also offering humanities and social sciences as well as medicine.
2 Research Associates / PhD Students
(subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)
The positions are starting on January 1, 2022. The positions entail 50% of the fulltime weekly hours in the first year and 67% in the following years. The positions are initially limited until June 30, 2024. They shall be extended to 3 years, subject to the availability of resources. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG). The positions offer the chance to obtain further academic qualification (e.g. PhD).
The positions will be in the ATLAS research group led by Prof. Dr. Arno Straessner and Dr. Frank Siegert. The envisaged research programme is part of the German-wide BMBF research network ErUM-FSP ATLAS focusing on particle physics at highest energies with the ATLAS experiment at the LHC. The ATLAS Dresden group has a long-term experience in physics analysis of proton-proton collisions, Standard Model physics, particle searches, detector development for the ATLAS liquid-argon calorimeters, and application of machine learning and advanced statistical methods in data analysis.