PhD student scholarship – Particle Physics

Competition opened on: 
9 Oct 2019 - 13:45
Application submission deadline: 
4 Nov 2019 - 23:45

National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ) in Warsaw invites applications for a 4-year PhD scholarship in particle physics phenomenology.

The successful applicants will be enrolled in the Graduate School of Physics and Chemistry at the National Centre for Nuclear Research, for a period of four years, starting in February 2020. The scholarship will be funded with the SONATA-BIS 2017/26/E/ST2/00470 grant by the National Science Center, Poland. The successful candidate is expected to complete his/her PhD degree thesis in elementary particle physics within 4 years.

Location: Warsaw

The successful PhD candidates will work on topics related to the project "Standard Model extensions with vector-like fermions." For more details about the possible research subjects please contact Dr Kamila Kowalska ( or visit the web-page:


  • MSc degree in physics (obtained no later than by the end of January 2020),
  • Curriculum Vitae including the following formal consent:
    "I agree to the processing of my personal data included in this application for the needs necessary to carry out the recruitment".
  • a short summary of research interests up to two pages,
  • the transcript of BSc and MSc courses grades,
  • if applicable: list of publications, record of received training courses, internships, scholarships, participation in scientific conferences, received awards etc.,
  • a copy of the MSc degree diploma (or of the BSc diploma, if the MSc degree has not been obtained yet).

The scholarship of 4500 PLN gross per month will be paid for 48 months.

Application deadline November 4th 2019

Candidates should apply for this position through the registration system of the Graduate School of Physic at NCBJ ( and choose the physics research topic number 5.
To be considered for a PhD position, the candidate should first pass the entry exam in physics (in English or Polish). Only the applicants that passed the exam will be qualified for the second stage of the recruitment. For more information about the Graduate School admission rules please check

The successful candidate is expected to start his/her research in February 2020.