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DESY-Fellowships – Experimental Particle Physics

DESY are offering fellowships to work in the field of experimental particle physics

  • Closing soon
  • Closing date: 30 Sep 2020
  • Germany | DESY
  • Date posted: 01 Jul 2020
  • Job type: Research facilities
  • Disciplines: Accelerators, neutron & light sources  | Engineering & instrumentation

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY A Research Centre of the Helmholtz Association

For our location in Hamburg we are seeking: DESY-Fellowships – experimental particle physics

DESY is one of the world’s leading research centres for photon science, particle and astroparticle physics as well as accelerator physics. More than 2700 employees work at our two locations Hamburg and Zeuthen in science, technology and administration.

Particle physics and the investigation of the fundamental building blocks of nature and their interactions are at the core of the DESY mission. We take significant responsibility in internationally leading projects, e.g. at CERN and at KEK, and on our campus. We develop detectors and technologies relevant for our experimental activities, and we engage in scientific computing and in the development of future accelerators for particle physics.

The position
You are invited to take an active role in one or more of the following areas at Hamburg:

  • Our involvements at CERN (ATLAS, CMS) and at KEK (Belle II)
  • Experimental activities on-site (ALPS II and future on-site experiments)
  • Preparations for future particle physics experiments, in particular detector and technology development
  • Scientific computing l Accelerator development


  • Ph.D. in physics completed within the last four years
  • Interest in particle physics
  • Expertise relevant for at least one of the areas listed above

DESY-Fellowships are awarded for a duration of 2 years with the possibility of prolongation by one additional year.

Further informations and a link to the submission system for your application and the references can be found here:

Please note that it is the applicants responsibility that all material, including letter of references, reach DESY before the deadline for the application to be considered.

Salary and benefits are commensurate with those of public service organisations in Germany. Classification is based upon qualifications and assigned duties. Handicapped persons will be given preference to other equally qualified applicants. DESY operates flexible work schemes. DESY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women. Vacant positions at DESY are in general open to part-time work. During each application procedure DESY will assess whether the post can be filled with part-time employees.

We are looking forward to your application via our application system:

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
Human Resources Department
Code: FHFE003/2020 Notkestraße 85
22607 Hamburg Germany
Phone: +49 40 8998-3392

Deadline for applications: 2020/09/30


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