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Junior ESR (PhD) at Torino University and Milano University (IT)

Host Institution: Torino University and Milano University (IT)
Number of months: 36
Period: October 2014 - September 2017
Supervisor: Professor Giampiero Passarino, Professor Stefano Forte and Dr Leonardo Carminati
Objectives: The candidate will work on the impact of PDF uncertainties (especially theoretical uncertainties), higher order corrections to Higgs production mechanisms, Monte Carlo event generation, and experimental techniques, specifically in what concerns the subtraction of underlying events and pileup (WP3).
Secondments: Ten months at UNIMI for training in PDFs (with possibility of a joint degree) and a secondment in one of our private sector partners Maplesoft, Wolfram Research and Shell.