Physics, Baylor University

2061 12729
Position ID:Baylor University-Physics-PD_HEP [#12729]
Position Title: Postdoctral Research Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Texas, United States [map]
Subject Area: High Energy Physics / LHC
Appl Deadline:2019/02/28 (posted 2018/12/17, updated 2018/11/09, listed until 2019/04/01, private)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Baylor University is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Experimental High Energy Physics. The successful candidate will join the experimental high energy physics group led by Profs. Dittmann and Hatakeyama to participate in the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment at the Large Hadron Collider.


The group currently carries a major role in the operation and upgrade of the hadron calorimeter, and is actively involved in the upgrade of the endcap calorimeter for the high luminosity LHC and improvements of particle flow reconstruction. The group is engaged in searches for supersymmetry and other new phenomena, and vigorously pursues the use of machine learning techniques for data analysis activities.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. and research experience in experimental high energy physics. The successful candidate is expected to play a leading role in CMS physics analyses and make contributions to both the hardware and software activities of the group. The position will be located at the Fermilab LHC Physics Center or at CERN.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To Apply: Application materials may be submitted online at Applicants are asked to provide a cover letter, a curriculum vita, and a statement of research interests. Applicants should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be uploaded. Applications will be accepted immediately. For full consideration, applications should be complete by February 28, 2019.

Questions about the position may be directed to Prof. Jay Dittmann ( or Prof. Kenichi Hatakeyama (

Baylor University

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 85 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting staff who support our mission as we pursue our strategic vision, Pro Futuris (, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate (


Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
One Bear Place #97316
Waco, TX 76798

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