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Doctoral student, High Energy Physics - 2018BAPFWETEF206

The Faculty of Science is seeking to fill a full-time vacancy in the Department of Physics for a

Doctoral student in the area of High Energy Physics

in collaboration with the Université Libre Bruxelles (ULB).

Job description

  • You prepare a doctoral thesis in the Study of the HVV off-shell processes.
  • The vacancy is a joint one between UAntwerp and ULB. Candidates will spend two years at UAntwerp and two years at ULB, and will obtain a double PhD degree.
  • You contribute to teaching and research in The Particle Physics group at UAntwerpen and ULB: The main topic of research of the groups is the experimental study of fundamental interactions at large accelerators like the LHC at CERN, Geneva. The groups are presently involved in the CMS international collaboration and is active in the fields of Standard Model, Higgs and SUSY physics.

Profile and requirements

  • You hold a master degree in Physics.
  • You can submit outstanding academic results.
  • Also students in the final year of their degree can apply.
  • The focus in your teaching corresponds to the educational vision of the university.
  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.
  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.
  • You demonstrate a strong motivation for experimental particle physics and fundamental research in an international environment.

We offer

  • a doctoral scholarship for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal for a further two-year period at the other insitute after positive evaluation;
  • the tentative start date of scholarship will be September 2018;
  • a gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.324,20 - € 2.469,08;
  • a dynamic and stimulating work environment.

How to apply?

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