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Research Associate for the Project “Reconstruction and Calibration in JUNO” § 28 Subsection 3 HmbHG

Your responsibilities

Duties include academic services in the project named above. Research associates may also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications. They may also pursue doctoral studies outside of working duties.

 Our research group is active in the field of experimental neutrino physics with large, unsegmented liquid scintillator detectors. We are a member of the currently ongoing DFG research unit FOR5519 “Precision Neutrino Physics in JUNO”. JUNO will soon start operation, and first data taking is expected in 2025. To strengthen our activities in the sub-project “TP3 reconstruction & calibration”, we are offering a 2/3 position for a fixed time period of three years. Your tasks will include the implementation of the topological track reconstruction to work with real data from JUNO. Further analysis tasks that fit the scope of our group are also possible. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to write a dissertation on the project.


Your profile

A university degree in a relevant field.

Experience in experimental neutrino physics and scintillation detectors are beneficial but not necessary. Programming skills (C/C++ and python) are desired.

We offer

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Reliable remuneration based on wage agreements
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Continuing education opportunities
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University pensions
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Attractive location
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Flexible working hours
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Work-life balance opportunities
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Health management

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Educational leave

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30 days of vacation per annum

Universität Hamburg—University of Excellence is one of the strongest research educational institutions in Germany. Our work in research, teaching, educational and knowledge exchange activities is fostering the next generation of responsible global citizens ready to tackle the global challenges facing us. Our guiding principle “Innovating and Cooperating for a Sustainable Future” drives collaboration with academic and nonacademic partner institutions in the Hamburg Metropolitan Region and around the world. We would like to invite you to be part of our community to work with us in creating sustainable and digital change for a dynamic and pluralist society.

The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg promotes equal opportunity. As women are currently underrepresented in this job category at Universität Hamburg according to the evaluation conducted under the Hamburg act on gender equality (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HambGleiG), we encourage women to apply for this position. Equally qualified and suitable female applicants will receive preference.

Severely disabled and disabled applicants with the same status will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.


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