The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is the largest research institute for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform cutting-edge research in the fields of matter and materials, energy and environment and human health. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for major challenges facing society, science and economy. PSI is committed to the training of future generations. Therefore about one quarter of our staff are post-docs, post-graduates or apprentices. Altogether PSI employs 2100 people.

For the High Energy Particle Physics Group we are looking for a
Postdoctoral Fellow
Experimental Particle Physics
Your tasks
Participating in the development of silicon detectors for particle physics experiments. Design pixel detectors for the CMS experiment at the LHC/CERN, including readout electronics and mechanics. Install, commission and participate in the operation of pixel detectors in the CMS experiment. Perform physics analysis of the CMS data.
Your profile
PhD in experimental particle physics with experience in particle physics detectors. Experience with detector hardware including the ability to build and test detectors. Proven experience in particle physics data analysis. Good knowledge of electronics and good programming skills would be an asset.
We offer
Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.

Your employment contract is limited to 3 years.

For further information please contact Dr. Bohdan Kotlinski, phone +41 56 310 40 30.

Please submit your application online (including list of publications and addresses of referees) for the position as a Postdoctoral Fellow (index no. 3202-01).

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