Postdoc position in Heavy Ion Physics

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 23 Mar 2021

Postdoc position in Heavy Ion Physics

Niels Bohr Institute
Faculty of Science

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

The High Energy Heavy Ion Group (HEHI) at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, announces a 1-year postdoc position from 15. April 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The group’s current research is centered around the ALICE experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. We are seeking an excellent candidate with demonstrated initiative and accomplishments, to strengthen and further develop the group’s activities within the study and analysis of anisotropic flow in large and small collision systems in ALICE.

The postdoc’s duties will include research within experimental heavy-ion physics as well as teaching. The postdoc may also include performance of other duties.

Further information about the Department is linked at https://www.science.ku.dk/english/about-the-faculty/organisation/ . Inquiries about the position can be made to principal supervisor Dr. You Zhou, Niels Bohr Institute, E-mail: you.zhou@cern.ch .  

Terms of employment

The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.

Terms of appointment and remuneration follow to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.

The starting salary is currently up to DKK 437.843 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 74.871). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.

The application should contain:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
  • Research plan – description of current and future research plans
  • Complete publication list
  • Separate reprints of 3 particularly relevant papers

The application deadline is March 23, 2021, 23:59 GMT +1.

Applications received after the deadline for applications will not be considered.  

For further information regarding the position, please contact Dr. You Zhou (you.zhou@cern.ch ).

The University of Copenhagen wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.

You can read about the recruitment process at https://employment.ku.dk/faculty/recruitment-process/


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