Postdoctoral research position in the AEgIS group at Warsaw University of Technology

Warsaw University of Technology (WUT) is a technical research university with traditions in education dating to the 19th century, being the oldest of its kind in Poland. It is a forward-thinking institution where high-quality education meets world-class research and innovation. WUT is ranked number one among all technical universities and number three among all universities in the country.

The Heavy Ion Collision Group at the Faculty of Physics at Warsaw University of Technology participates in the AEgIS experiment at Antiproton Decelerator, ALICE at the LHC and NA61/SHINE at SPS in CERN, at the STAR experiment at RHIC, HADES and CBM experiments at GSI/FAIR and at the MPD at NICA. The AEgIS group at WUT consists of 4 staff members, 1 Postdoc and a number of MSc, and BSc students working in the group during the realization of their theses.

The Antihydrogen Experiment: Gravity, Interferometry, Spectroscopy (AEgIS) experiment at CERN the Antiproton Decelerator (, aims the direct measurement of the Earth's gravitational acceleration on antihydrogen atoms. The AEGIS group at WUT specializes on control electronics, detailed simulations, and design of low-energy experiments with antiprotonic atoms.

Job Description

The successful candidate is expected to play a leading role in the formation of cold antiprotonic atoms in the AEgIS experiment. The candidate will be involved in activities related to the formation of antihydrogen beam and gravity measurement and developing the production scheme of cold antiprotonic atoms.


The successful candidate will be employed as a research assistant professor at the Faculty of Physics at WUT for 24 months. The position is funded within the POSTDOC PW program.



  • PhD in nuclear or particle physics and more than 5 years of postdoc positions in international scientific or academic institutions. 
  • Experience with antimatter experiments and with the AEgIS setup and physics
  • Good knowledge of the interactions of protons-antiprotons and other baryon-antibaryon pairs
  • Experience with experimental techniques and instrumentation of nuclear, particle, and atomic physics
  • Knowledge of laser and photonic techniques
  • Good command of English



Employment status

It is a full-time, 100% research position, without any teaching obligations. However, the successful candidate will have an opportunity to supervise BSc and MSc students and/or teach selected classes.


Salary: 7500 PLN per month (before taxes).


How to apply

Applications and/or any questions should be sent electronically to Dr Daniel Kikoła

( Please include the phrase 'postdoc AEGIS' in the subject of your email.


Applications must include

  • a CV of a candidate,
  • a brief statement of research interests,
  • a list of up to 5 most important talks in international conferences and up to 5 most important publications (indicating the contribution of a candidate to those publications),
  • two contact names for references.

To qualify, a candidate must not be a Polish citizen. 

Selection process

The final choice of candidates will be made on a competitive basis, based on the assessment of research achievements, scientific skills, and an interview with the best candidates.


Applications should be submitted by August 30, 2021.


Please include the following statement in your CV:

 "I hereby consent to my personal data being processed by Warsaw University of Technology for the purpose of the recruitment procedure for the postdoctoral position in the AEgIS group, within the POSTDOC PW program."


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