PhD position in Particle Physics (ATLAS experiment at the LHC) 1041 views

The Particle Physics section of the Norwegian centre (University of Oslo (UiO)) for CERN research seeks an excellent and very motivated candidate expected to perform research work within the ATLAS experiment at CERN’s “Large Hadron Collider” (LHC). A position as PhD Research fellow in Particle Physics is available at The Department of Physics. The PhD position is of 3 years duration. Starting date is as soon as possible or no later than 01.10.2021.

About the position:
  • The candidate is expected to take responsibilities within software and computing, as part of the necessary ATLAS service work leading to qualification to be author of ATLAS publications.
  • She/he will participate in shift work to monitor ATLAS data taking and/or the computing infrastructure. Once it is allowed to travel abroad, frequent stays at CERN are encouraged.
  • The candidate is expected to stay one-year at CERN and work closely with other ATLAS PhD students and experts, with the aim to make strong contributions to new computational and analysis methods and apply them to searches for new physics phenomena.


  • Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in detector physics, high-energy experimental nuclear or particle physics, or a related discipline. Foreign completed degrees (at M.Sc. level) must correspond to a minimum of four years in the Norwegian educational system.
  • Candidate is expected to have good social and collaboration skills and ability to work independently and in an interdisciplinary scientific environment
  • Solid background in scientific programming (C++, Python).
  • Experience in data analysis, use of advanced statistical tools and methods, as well as machine learning algorithms.
  • Candidates without a Master’s degree have until 15 August 2021 to complete the final exam.

How to apply:

Apply online and the application must include:

  • Cover letter – statement of motivation and research interests
  • CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work – scientific publications)
  • Copies of the original Bachelor and Master’s degree diploma
  • Transcripts of grades/records
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of English proficiency
  • List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
  • Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)
  • Applicants who are interested in teaching need to add to this application a description of their motivation for teaching.
—————–Quick Overview————-
OrganizationUniversity of Oslo (UiO)
Fellowship LevelDoctoral
Subject areasPhysics
Fellowship amountVaries
EligibilityOpen to all nationalities
Deadline6th April 2021

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