Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jens Erler

Professional and Scientific Career<

since January 2021
University professor at the Johannes Gutenberg University (JGU) Mainz

06/2018 – 12/2020
Guest scientist at JGU and Helmholtz-Institut Mainz, Germany

07/2013 – 07/2014
Guest scientist at JGU

09/2011 – 12/2011
Guest scientist at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ

07/2009 – 01/2010
Guest scientist at the RWTH Aachen, Germany

09/2008 – 12/2008
Guest scientist at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA

03/2007 – 12/2020
Tenured professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

01/2002 – 03/2007
Tenure track position at UNAM

11/1997 – 12/2001
Postdoc at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA

10/1995 – 10/1997
Postdoc at the University of California at Santa Cruz, CA

10/1994 – 09/1995
Postdoc at the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM), Spain

09/1992 – 09/1994
Postdoc at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA

03/1992 – 07/1992
Postdoc at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany April



Medal of the Division of Particles and Fields of the Mexican Physical Society


CONACYT 42026–F Structures beyond the standard model
DGAPA–PAPIIT IN112902–3 Global analysis of electroweak precision observables
CONACYT 82291–F Electroweak precision physics and hadronic contributions
DGAPA–PAPIIT IN106913 Fundamental parameters of the standard model
CONACYT 252167–F The intensity frontier after the discovery of the Higgs boson
CONACYT 278017 and Constraints on physics beyond the Standard Model from
DFG SP 778/4-1 Lower energy electron scattering


Teaching Expience

2017 (spring) Graduate course The Electroweak Standard Model.
2016 (fall) Graduate course Introduction to the Physics of Elementary Particles.
2015 (fall) Graduate course Group Theory.
2014 (fall) Graduate course Cosmology.
2013 (spring) Graduate course General Relativity.
2012 (spring) Graduate course Supersymmetry.
2011 (spring) Graduate course Introduction to the Standard Model II.
2010 (fall) Graduate course Introduction to the Standard Model I.
2008 (spring) Graduate course Quantum Field Theory III: Renormalization.
2007 (fall) Graduate course Quantum Field Theory II: Quantization.
2007 (spring) Graduate course Introduction to Quantum Field Theory.
2006 (fall) Graduate course Introduction to the Physics of Elementary Particles.
2005 (spring) Graduate course Supersymmetry.
2004 (spring) Graduate course The Electroweak Standard Model.
2003 (spring) Graduate course The Electroweak Standard Model.
2000 (summer) Undergraduate course Introductory Physics (University of Pennsylvania).
1999 (fall) Graduate course Bayesian Data Analysis (University of Pennsylvania).


Full list of publications from inSPIRE

Selected publications

Jens Erler and Ayres Freitas
Electroweak model and constraints on new physics
in the Review of Particle Physics: Prog. Theor. Exp. Phys. 2022, 083C01 (2022)
DOI: 10.1093/ptep/ptac097

Jens Erler, Pere Masjuan and Hubert Spiesberger
Bottom Quark Mass with Calibrated Uncertainty
The European Physical Journal C volume 82, Article number: 1023 (2022)
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-022-10982-x

Jens Erler, Rodolfo Ferro-Hernández and Ayres Freitas
Hadronic effects in Møller scattering at NNLO
Journal of High Energy Physics volume 2022, Article number: 183 (2022)
DOI: 10.1007/JHEP08(2022)183

Jens Erler and Rodolfo Ferro-Hernández
Alternative to the application of PDG scale factors
Eur. Phys. J. C 80, 541 (2020)
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-020-8115-3

Jens Erler and Matthias Schott
Electroweak Precision Tests of the Standard Model after the Discovery of the Higgs Boson
Prog. Part. Nucl. Phys. 106, 68–119 (2019)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ppnp.2019.02.007

Dominik Becker et al., The P2 Experiment —
A Future High-precision Measurement of the Weak Mixing Angle at Low Momentum Transfer
Eur. Phys. J. A 54, 208 (2018)
DOI: 10.1140/epja/i2018-12611-6

Jens Erler and Rodolfo Ferro-Hernández
Weak Mixing Angle in the Thomson Limit
JHEP 1803, 196 (2018)
DOI: 10.1007/JHEP03(2018)196

Jens Erler, Pere Masjuan and Hubert Spiesberger,
Charm Quark Mass with Calibrated Uncertainty,
Eur. Phys. J. C 77, 99 (2017)
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-017-4667-2

Jens Erler
On the Combination Procedure of Correlated Errors
Eur. Phys. J. C 75, 453 (2015)
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-015-3688-y

Eduardo Rojas and Jens Erler
Alternative \(Z'\) Bosons in \(E\)6
JHEP 1510, 063 (2015)
DOI: 10.1007/JHEP10(2015)063

Jens Erler, Charles J. Horowitz, Sonny Mantry and Paul A. Souder
Weak Polarized Electron Scattering,
Annu. Rev. Nucl. Part. Sci. 64, 269–298 (2014)
DOI: 10.1146/annurev-nucl-102313-025520

The Jefferson Lab PVDIS Collaboration: D. Wang et al.,
Measurement of parity violation in electron-quark scattering,
Nature 506, 67–70 (2014)
DOI: 10.1038/nature12964

Jens Erler and Shufang Su
The Weak Neutral Current
Prog. Part. Nucl. Phys. 71, 119-149(2013)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ppnp.2013.03.004

Jens Erler, Paul Langacker, Shoaib Munir and Eduardo Rojas
\(Z'\)Bosons at Colliders: a Bayesian Viewpoint
JHEP 11, 076 (2011)
DOI: 10.1007/JHEP11(2011)076

Jens Erler and Paul Langacker
Precision Constraints on Extra Fermion Generations
Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 031801 (2010)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.105.031801

Jens Erler
Mass of the Higgs Boson in the Standard Electroweak Model
Phys. Rev. D 81, 051301(R) (2010)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.81.051301

Jens Erler, Paul Langacker, Shoaib Munir and Eduardo Rojas
Improved Constraints on \(Z'\) Bosons from Electroweak Precision Data
JHEP 08, 017 (2009)
DOI: 10.1088/1126-6708/2009/08/017

Jens Erler and Genaro Toledo Sánchez,
Upper bound on the hadronic light-by-light contribution to the muon \( g-2\) Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 161801 (2006)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.97.161801

Jens Erler and Michael J. Ramsey-Musolf
Weak mixing angle at low energies
Phys. Rev. D 72, 073003 (2005)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.72.073003

Jens Erler and Michael J. Ramsey-Musolf
Low energy tests of the weak interaction
Prog. Part. Nucl. Phys. 54, 351-442 (2005)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ppnp.2004.08.001

Jens Erler, Andriy Kurylov and Michael J. Ramsey-Musolf,
Weak charge of the proton and new physics,
Phys. Rev. D 68, 016006 (2003)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.68.016006

Jens Erler,
Electroweak radiative corrections to semileptonic decays
Rev. Mex. Fis. 50, 200-202 (2004)

Jens Erler, Paul Langacker and Tianjun Li
\(Z-Z'\) mass hierarchy in a supersymmetric model with a secluded U(1)'-breaking sector
Phys. Rev. D 66, 015002 (2002)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.66.015002

Jens Erler and Mingxing Luo
Hadronic loop corrections to the muon anomalous magnetic moment
Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 071804 (2001)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.87.071804

Jens Erler
Probability density of the mass of the standard model Higgs boson
Phys. Rev. D 63, 071301(R) (2001)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.63.071301

Jens Erler
Chiral models of weak scale supersymmetry
Nucl. Phys. B 586, 73-91 (2000)
DOI: 10.1016/S0550-3213(00)00427-2