Postdoctoral Research Assistant - Neutrino
Argonne National Laboratory
Job posting number: #7143353 (Ref:415771)
Posted: May 3, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The High Energy Physics Division at the Argonne National Laboratory has a postdoctoral opening in the Intensity Frontier Group, focusing on the physics of neutrino oscillations. The Division performs cutting-edge research facilitated through advanced detector development, high-performance supercomputing (HPC), a superconducting test magnet facility and innovative electronic and mechanical engineering. In keeping with ANL HEPs experience with large detector systems, our group has important roles for both the far and near detectors of the DUNE long-baseline neutrino experiment at Fermilab.
The successful candidate will focus on DUNE far and near detector systems through design, production, testing, and commissioning of detector components as well as simulation and analysis of neutrino interactions. The position offers opportunities to travel to experimental sites and to attend relevant meetings, workshops, and conferences as necessary. Some participation in our group’s muon research is an option.
Applicants must have recently received a Ph.D. in particle physics, nuclear physics, or relevant subject with 0 to 3 years of experience or equivalent
Considerable skills to develop and interpret physics and background simulations, to perform measurements and to interpreting the data
Ability to use programming languages for data analysis or for modeling system performance
Demonstration of problem-solving skills and ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
Ability to produce scientific reports and to present ideas and proposals to scientists and engineers
Experience with detector systems and/or electronics is desirable
Contribute effectively within a diverse workforce and supports Argonne’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
The following documents are required to apply for this position. - Research Statement - Official Graduate School Transcript - CV (including publications & presentations). In addition, please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Appointment will be for two years, with the possibility of an extension for a 3rd year depending on funding and performance.
Applications received by 06/16/2023 will be given full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.
Job FamilyPostdoctoral Family
Job ProfilePostdoctoral Appointee
Worker TypeLong-Term (Fixed Term)
Time TypeFull time
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