Harvard University, Department of Physics

Position ID:Harvard-Department of Physics-ICECUBE3 [#18143]
Position Title: Harvard Neutrino ICECUBE Postdoctoral Position
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Neutrino physics
Appl Deadline:2021/04/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/02/16, listed until 2021/08/16)
Position Description:    

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We invite applications for a postdoctoral position in the field of neutrino physics. The successful applicant will work in Prof. Carlos Argüelles's group on the IceCube South Pole Neutrino Observatory, perform data analysis, study multimessenger astrophysics, and develop neutrino phenomenology.


The group focuses on searching for new physics with IceCube, performing fits to global neutrino data, and working on neutrino phenomenology. The postdoctoral scholar will carry out research related to neutrino physics with IceCube, IceCube-Upgrade, and IceCube-Gen2, lead efforts in data analysis, machine learning-based reconstruction and hardware activities. Candidates with strong expertise in either machine learning, detector development, and data analysis are strongly encouraged to apply, as these skills will be preferred in the selection process. The appointment duration is up to three years, with reappointment contingent upon funding and research collaboration.


Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of the applicant's previous or proposed efforts to improve diversity in science, a statement of research interest, and arrange for three (3) letters of reference to be sent electronically to Felice Gardner (felice_gardner@fas.harvard.edu), or by mail to:


Felice Gardner

Physics Department

Harvard University

17 Oxford Street

Cambridge, MA 02138



Application review will begin on the March 15th and continue until the position is filled. The appointment is contingent upon completion of a Ph.D. The successful candidate could start work as early as June 2021, though the start date is negotiable and subject to change based on the ongoing COVID pandemic. Candidates are encouraged to contact Prof. Argüelles <carguelles@g.harvard.edu> to discuss any special circumstances they may be facing in this regard.


Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Further Info:
Harvard Physics Department
17 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

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