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Post Doc position in Heavy Ion Physics

The High Energy Heavy Ion Group (HEHI) at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, announces a 2-year post.doc. position from 1. January 2018.
The group’s current research is centered around the ALICE experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN.  
We are seeking an excellent candidate with demonstrated initiative and accomplishments to strengthen and further develop the group’s activities mainly within the study and analysis of collective anisotropic flow, correlations, identified particles and global observables (multiplicity) over a broad range of rapidity, development of the Fast Interaction Trigger (FIT) for the ALICE upgrade but also other topics may be considered.  
The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in 1) the running of the experiment at CERN in data taking periods and contribute to the quality control of data taken with the detectors operated by the group, 2) workshops and analysis meetings at CERN, 3) guiding the groups bachelor, masters and Ph.D. students.  
Terms of employment  
The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff. Terms of appointment and remuneration follow the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State. The starting salary is currently up to DKK 413,717 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 68,750). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.  
The application deadline is November 15, 2017, and the application should be submitted online  
The application should contain:  
-publication list, including 5 selected publications.  
-copies of grades and diplomas.  
-a statement of research interests/plans and ideas and visions  
-3 letters of recommendation.  
-link to Ph.D. thesis.  
For further information please contact group leader, Prof. Jens Jørgen Gaardhøje (gardhoje@nbi.dk).Interviews are expected to be held in December 2017.  
The University of Copenhagen wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.  

Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation – with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career.


Application deadline: 15-11-2017
Employment start: 01-01-2018
Working hours: Full time
Department/Location: Niels Bohr Institutet

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