Research scholarship at University of Amsterdam for PhD students 2020

Research scholarship at University of Amsterdam for PhD students 2020

The University of Amsterdam

The University of Amsterdam

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Date limite
30 sept. 2020
Niveau d'études
Type d'opportunité
Financement d'opportunité
Financement complet
Pays éligibles
Région éligible
Toutes les régions

The detector research and development (R&D) group is offering a PhD position in The University of Amsterdam. The successful applicant will assist in teaching undergraduate and master students. The salary depending on relevant experience will be €2.395 to €3.061 per month, based on a full-time contract (38 hours a week). 


  • Contribute to the development of MAPS and to the construction of test setups for the characterisation of new sensors. 
  • This includes work on the construction of a Timepix4 telescope for performing test beam measurements, the testing of prototypes for LHC experiments and beyond
  • As well as sensor simulations and performance studies for future detectors.
  • Assist in teaching undergraduate and master students.


  • A Master of Science (MSc) or equivalent degree in physics, (electronics) engineering or a related discipline is required to be considered for this position;
  • experience in detector R&D, simulation software or electronics is an advantage, and strong software skills are desirable;
  • excellent English communication skills.


  • You will be employed by the University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Science (Institute of Physics). 
  • The appointment will be based on a temporary contract for 38 hours per week for the duration of 48 months. 
  • Initial employment is 18 months and after a positive evaluation, the contract will be extended further with 30 months. 
  • You will get a customized Training and Supervision Plan that will be evaluated every year.
  • The salary depending on relevant experience before the beginning of the employment contract will be €2.395 to €3.061 per month, based on a full-time contract (38 hours a week). 

Required Documents:

  • CV
  • Statement of Research
  • Cover letter
  • Publication list
  • Grade list

About Amsterdam University:

The University of Amsterdam is an intellectual hub with over 30,000 students, 3,000 PhD researchers, 6,000 staff and 100 different nationalities. Their mission is to educate tomorrow's leaders, conduct cutting-edge research, and translate their research results into applications that can benefit society.

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