PhD positions


The DESY theory group offers the possibility of Ph.D. positions in theoretical particle physics. Successful candidates, who must be accepted as Ph.D. students at a university, will receive a salary from DESY. The group has close connections in particular to the University of Hamburg and participates in the graduate school of the Collaborative Reserach Center "Particles, Strings and the Early Universe" (SFB 676).

Interested candidates are encouraged to directly contact a staff member of the theory group whose research is closest to their interest, including a CV that specifies their previous scientific training. Applications can be sent at any time. Positions are awarded subject to the availability of supervision and funding.

Salaries and benefits at DESY are commensurate with those of public service organizations in Germany. DESY operates flexible work schemes. Handicapped persons will be given preference to other equally qualified applicants. DESY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women.