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The International Doctorate Network in Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology (IDPASC, is an interdisciplinary network whose aim is to train a new generation of high-level experts in the fields of Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology.

The 11th edition of the IDPASC school will be held in Olomouc (Czech Republic) organized by the Joint Laboratory of Optics of the Palacký University in Olomouc and the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic with the support of the IDPASC and Laboratory of Instrumentation and Experimental Particle Physics, LIP.

The school is supported by infrastructure projects AUGER-CZ and CTA-CZ.

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PhD opportunity in LUX-ZEPLIN at LIP

The student will be a member of the LZ team at LIP, and through frequent meetings will be interacting with the whole collaboration that counts with about 250 members from about 36 institutions from USA, UK, Portugal, Russia and South Korea ( . The student is also expected to participate in data taking and calibration shifts of the LZ experiment at SURF.
The work will take place mainly at LIP, Coimbra, Portugal.
The studentship is 4 years long and is funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. The successful candidate will be enrolled in the PhD Physics Program at University of Coimbra. The grant covers the tuition fees.
The candidates should have the master’s degree in physics or related area by September 30, 2022. The grant starts on October 2022.
Interested candidates should contact Prof. Isabel Lopes (

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