The Galician Institute of High Energy Physics (IGFAE) at the University of Santiago de Compostela invites applications for one postdoctoral research position to work in the LHCb experiment within the High Energy Physics Group.

Applicants must have (or be about to obtain) a PhD in particle physics, and be experienced in software and data analysis. The initial appointment will be for one year with the posibility of extentions. The succesful candidate is expected to contribute to the software of the GPU-based HLT in LHCb (aka Allen) as well as to the study of strange decays. Further duties include participation in LHCb  analysis review. The selected candidate will be employed under ERC-StG-639068. The salary will be similar to spanish fellowship “Ramon y Cajal. Stays at CERN are forseen, as well as possible stays at other LHCb institutions.

Desirable experience and skills:

* Knowledge of LHCb sodtware
* Knowledge of CUDA, HiP or OpenCL
* Experience in reconstruction, trigger or muon identification.
* At least three years of experience in institutions outside Spain
* Ability to work with students.

  The deadline for applications is June 30th. The expected starting date for the positions is September 2019.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, a CV and three recommendation letters to:
Diego Martinez Santos (
Veronika Chobanova (

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Contact: Diego Martinez SantosVeronika Chobanova
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