The Research Training Group 2575 “Rethinking Quantum Field Theory” invites applications for several doctoral positions in theoretical physics, starting March 1st 2021. The application deadline is January 1st 2021. Details about the application process can be found here.
A kick-off hike for our new RTG members took place on Monday Oct 26th. Despite the drizzle at the beginning and COVID-19 protective measures the easy walk in the Dahlemer Feld was an enjoyable opportunity to meet and talk to fellow doctoral students and PIs.
Due to the corona pandemic our first retreat is replaced by an online meeting (via zoom). Details and the program can be found here.
We were able to successfully complete the second hiring round in July. By now the RTG comprises 15 doctoral researchers and 2 postdoctoral researchers. A warm welcome to all new members!
The first QFT colloquium within the RTG qualification program took place on May 29th. We are glad Giulia Zanderighi from the Max Planck Institut München accepted our invitation and agreed to talk on Precision at the LHC: why and how. Her zoom webinar went without hiccups and was followed by 37 participants. RTG members can … Read more First QFT colloquium
Many studies have confirmed the power of unconscious biases in shaping decisions in almost every aspect of life. Facing the challenge to select the best doctoral researchers from more than a 160 applicants from all over the world, the PIs of the RTG participated in a training seminar to address various forms of unconscious biases … Read more Unconscious bias training
The deadline for applications for PhD positions starting in fall 2020 has passed on May 7th. We have received more than 160 applications from all over the world. The RTG selection board is currenly reviewing all applications. Successful candidates will be interviewed in the middle of June such that up to ten doctoral students may … Read more Deadline for fall applications passed
The corona pandemic slowed down significantly the hiring process of our doctoral researchers. Still, our first doctoral researcher, Alexander Broll, officially started his studies on May 15. Tomas Codina and Yingxuan Xu are expected to follow him some time in July. Welcome to the RTG 2575 and all the best for your research.