Postdoctoral Position at Max Planck Institute for Physics, Munich, Germany

PhD in Germany, International Max Planck Research School

Postdoctoral Position at Max Planck The Max Planck Institute for Physics is inviting applications for a postdoctoral position in experimental particle physics. This role is within the ATLAS Inner Detector Group, focusing on contributing to the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN.

Postdoctoral Position (m/f/div) within the ATLAS Inner Detector Group

Designation: Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area:
Experimental particle physics with an emphasis on the ATLAS experiment at CERN. The role involves hardware development and data analysis.

Max Planck Institute for Physics, Munich, Germany


  • PhD (or equivalent) in experimental particle physics.
  • Experience in silicon tracking detectors and data analysis.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Willingness for business travel as needed.

Job Description:
The successful candidate will:

  • Contribute to the hardware activities of the Inner Detector Group, specifically in the assembly and testing of silicon pixel modules and the production of components for the CO2 cooling system.
  • Participate in high-precision measurements of the top-quark mass and other data analysis programs within the ATLAS collaboration.
  • Engage in business travel as required by the research needs.
  • Work collaboratively within a diverse team.

How to Apply:
Interested scientists should send their applications exclusively via the Max Planck Institute’s online application portal. The application must include:

  • A motivation letter
  • Curriculum vitae with university certificates
  • Statement of research interests
  • List of publications
  • Three names and contact details of references who will provide letters upon request.

Last Date for Apply:
June 28, 2024

For further questions about the position, please contact Dr. Richard Nisius at The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing diversity and encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and women. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the German public service pay scale (TVöD Bund), and the contract is initially limited to three years with the possibility of extension.



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