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Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m/d) in (Astro-)Particle Physics


Institut für Experimentelle Teilchenphysik (ETP)

Ihre Aufgaben

The Institute for Experimental Particle Physics (ETP) of the KIT is looking for you for the working group "Dark Matter and Neutrinos”. Our group has long-standing experience in rare-event searches and is a member of the XENON and DARWIN collaborations searching for Dark Matter.

Your task will be to take a leading role in our group’s development of an electrode system towards the future DARWIN Observatory. This research project, supported through the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF), encompasses the full development chain from detailed numerical simulations to prototyping and dedicated qualifying test measurements. The project is based on ongoing preliminary work in our team and profits from existing tools such as simulation packages and test equipment.


1. Januar 2024

Ihre Qualifikation

  • You have completed a university degree in science (Master) in physics.
  • You have completed a doctorate in particle/astroparticle physics or a related field with relevant experience.
  • Programming skills (e.g. C/C++ or Python) as well as experience in hardware-oriented lab work are considered important assets.
  • Our research is carried out in a team.
  • Work experience with the acquisition and statistical evaluation of measurement data is advantageous.


Salary category 13, depending on the fulfillment of professional and personal requirements.

Contract duration

limited for 2 years

Application up to

October 10, 2023

Contact person in line-management

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Kathrin Valerius, phone +49 721 608-29014, email:


Please apply with CV, cover letter, copies of certificates and two Letters of reference.

Bitte bewerben Sie sich online über den unten stehenden Button für die Ausschreibungsnummer 2263/2023.

Ausschreibungsnummer: 2263/2023

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