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Research Associate to work on particle tracking in JUNO § 28 Subsection 3 HmbHG

Your responsibilities

Duties primarily include teaching and research. Research associates may also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications.

Our group has a longstanding history in experimental neutrino physics with large unsegmented liquid scintillator detectors. After a previous involvement in Borexino, we are now active in the JUNO and ANNIE experiments. One of our main focuses is the reconstruction of particle tracks in liquid scintillators. To strengthen our activities in this field, we are offering this postdoc position.

Your tasks will include the maintenance and further development of the topological track reconstruction in Hamburg as well as data analysis for the JUNO experiment.

The position comes with a teaching duty of 4 hours per week.


Your profile

A university degree in a relevant field plus doctorate.

Applicants are expected to have experience in experimental neutrino physics with liquid scintillator detectors. A previous involvement in JUNO is desired. Furthermore, programming skills (C/C++ and python) are required.

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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