Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Mathematisch-Naturwissen­schaft­liche Fakultät - Graduiertenkolleg "Masse, Spektrum, Symmetrie"

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Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

PhD position, half-time employment,
payment according to E13 TV-L HU (third party funding, temporary contract, shall expire on 31/03/2018)

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Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Physics Department, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


Job description

The DFG funded research training group "Mass, Spectrum, Symmetry - Particle Physics in the Era of the Large Hadron Collider" (GRK 1504) is looking for excellent PhD candidates. Potential research topics are data analysis at ATLAS, astroparticle physics with the IceCube or H.E.S.S. telescopes, cosmology, LHC phenomenology, quantum field and string theory, mathematical physics and lattice gauge theory.



A German Diplom/Master degree in physics or equivalent.


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Interested candidates are requested to submit their CV and professional experience, a letter of motivation (specifying the names and contact addresses of two referees), a short essay describing the research interests, as well as copies of certificates of degrees electronically to the application server at The two letters of recommendation are to be send directly by the referees to the coordinator Oliver Maria Kind by email (


The Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women. Disabled applicants with the same qualifications as other candidates are preferably employed.