University of Southern Denmark PhD Scholarship in Neutrino Physics, Denmark

Publish Date: Apr 25, 2016

Deadline: May 31, 2016

University of Southern Denmark PhD Scholarship in Neutrino Physics

The Centre for Cosmology and Particle Physics Phenomenology (CP3-Origins) at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense invites applications for one PhD position in the area of neutrino phenomenology, flavour physics and model building.
We are looking for outstanding and competitive candidates with a clear potential to excel in high-energy physics.
The Centre for Cosmology and Particle Physics Phenomenology is a centre of excellence recently established by the Danish National Research Foundation, dedicated to the understanding of the origins of bright and dark matter in the universe. The members of the centre are highly active in various research fields ranging from formal aspects of quantum field theory, strongly interacting gauge theories, electroweak symmetry breaking and Higgs physics, collider physics, neutrino phenomenology, flavour physics and related model building to astroparticle physics and cosmology. CP3-Origins offers an extremely dynamical and exciting working environment. The centre has active collaborations with leading scientists in Europe, USA, Canada, Japan and Australia.
The appointment will be for a term of three years at very competitive salary and it is expected to start in autumn 2016. Prospective candidates are required to include in the application at least two letters of recommendation. Application deadline: 31 May 2016.
For any further questions please contact: Professor Francesco Sannino or Assistant Professor Claudia Hagedorn, CP3-Origins, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, DK-5230 Odense M, Denmark or by e-mail to: or


Appointment as a PhD Research Fellow is for three years. Employment stops automatically at the end of the period. The holder of the scholarship is not allowed to have other paid employment during the three-year period.
The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement of 10 November 2015 on salaried PhD scholars between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).
The successful candidate will be enrolled at this university in accordance with faculty regulations and the Danish Ministerial Order on the PhD Programme at the Universities (PhD order).
The university encourages all persons interested in the position to apply, regardless of their age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background.

Application must be made in the form of a Declaration of Interest including the following:

• A research proposal/description of your approach to the above project (max one page excluding references)
• A letter stating your specific interest, motivation and qualifications for the project in question (max. two pages) (please attach this under box "Application form")
• Detailed CV, including personal contact information
• Copies of diplomas, Bachelor as well as Master’s degree, including transcript of notes/grades. If you have not completed your Master by deadline, please just send a transcript of the by deadline available notes/grades.
• At least two signed reference letters. Should your referees wish to send their letters directly to us, please have them use e-mail: mentioning your name and the title of the position in the subject line. And please note that these also need to reach us before deadline.

Further information about the PhD-study can be found at the homepage of the University.
Applications must be submitted electronically using the link below. Attached files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. Each box can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb. Please read How to apply before you apply.
Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated. This also applies to reference letters.
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