The I. Physikalisches Insitut B has a leading position in the AMS experiment, which is installed on the International Space Station. We have made major contributions to the development and the construction of the Transition Radiation Detector, Anti Coincidence Counter and the Tracker Laser Alignment System. We are responsible for the calibration and operation of these AMS subdetectors. In physics analysis we have focussed on the measurements of cosmic ray electrons, positrons, protons and antiprotons.
Physicist - PostDoc Postion
The successfull candidate will participate in the control of the AMS experiment and physics analysis of the AMS data.
This includes the calibration of subdetectors, generation of MC events and optimization of analysis routines.
The application must include a curriculum vitae and the name and address of one referee.
Applications should have done their doctoral degree (Dr. rer. nat., PhD or equivalent) in particle physics or astroparticle physics. We expect appropriate experience in software development and data analysis of large experiments of many years.
What we offer:
The position is limited in time till 30.09.2021 and is to be filled as soon as possible. This is a full-time position.
The successful candidate does not have the opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree in this position.
The salary corresponds to level EG 13 TV-L.
RWTH Aachen University is certified as a "Family-Friendly University". We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled persons and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.
Please send your application by November 9, 2018 to
Prof. Dr. Stefan Schael
I. Physikalisches Institut B
D-52056 Aachen, Germany
You can also send your application via email to Stefan.Schael@physik.rwth-aachen.de. Please note, however, that communication via unencrypted e-mail poses a threat to confidentiality as it is potentially vulnerable to unauthorized access by third parties.