Nationaal instituut voor subatomaire fysica


Postdoctoral Fellows Theory group

The Theory group at Nikhef seeks to appoint

Postdoctoral Fellows (2+1 years)

The Nikhef theory group will have several openings for postdoctoral fellowships for the Fall of 2013, in the area of cosmology, perturbative QCD, string theory and theoretical particle physics, broadly defined. Candidates are kindly requested to send a CV, statement of research interests and list of publications to prof. E. Laenen (e-mail), before December 1, 2012. They should also arrange to have 3 letters of recommendations sent to the same address. Note: candidates with a research interest in string theory should not send an email, but rather apply via the website

You have a PhD in particle physics and extensive experience in both data analysis and software development for particle physics experiments. You are expected to have good communication skills and be able to work in an international team.

Conditions of employment
The candidate will be employed by the FOM-foundation and will obtain the status of postdoctoral researcher. He/she will receive a 2 year contract, with the possibility of an extension for a third year. We offer a gross yearly salary of approximately € 42,000 including fixed allowances. The conditions of employment of the FOM-foundation are laid down in the Collective Labour Agreement for Research Centers (CAO-Onderzoekinstellingen), more information is available at the website

Please quote vacancy: PZ-120870. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.