Student scholarship – experimental particle physics

Competition opened on: 
4 Jul 2018 - 08:00
Application submission deadline: 
20 Jul 2018 (All day)

National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ) opens a competition for two student scholarships of six months each in the project OPUS 2014/15/B/ST2/03998 (founded by National Science Centre):

“A search for long-lived massive charged particles using the CMS detector at the LHC operating
at proton-proton collisions energy of 13 TeV”

Scholarship is PLN 1,000 per month.

The scholarship may be only attributed to a person who meets the requirements set out in the regulations of the National Science Centre

(in polish: Regulamin przyznawania stypendiów naukowych dla młodych naukowców
Detailed requirements:

  • being an undergraduate student (last two years)
    or being a PhD studen (it is possible to qualify for doctoral studies at NCBJ
    the deadline for submitting documents is two weeks before 16 Feb 2016).
  • documented interest in experimental particle physics;
  • an ability to work in an international team;
  • good command of spoken and written English;
  • programming skills (unix/linux, script languages, C++);
  • efficient use of the ROOT package;
  • prior contact with the CMS experiment at the LHC.


More information

Professor Piotr Zalewski (
Narodowe Centrum Badań Jądrowych,
ul. Hoża 69, 00-681 Warszawa, Poland


Send your application to

Piotr Zalewski, Narodowe Centrum Badań Jądrowych
ul. Hoża 69, 00-681 Warszawa, Poland


Required documents:

  • application;
  • CV;
  • personal questionnaire;
  • academic transcript;
  • a list of scientific achievements of the young researcher including publications in reputable journals;
  • a list of awards resulting from academic research, scholarships, scholarships and a description of research experience gained outside the home research unit (workshops, scientific training, participation in research projects);
  • recommendations of the academic tutor;
  • description of prior contact with the CMS experiment at the LHC
  • any other document which may affect the assessment.

Competition opened on: July 4, 2018

Applications must arrive before: 24 pm on July 20, 2018

The decision will be taken on: July 27, 2018