Physics Dept., Stanford University

Position ID:Stanford-PHYS-POSTDOC [#10772]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Location:GENEVA, California CH-1211, Switzerland [map]
Subject Area: Physics / HEP-Experiment (hep-ex)
Appl Deadline:2018/03/31 finished (2018/01/22, finished 2018/07/02, listed until 2018/03/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Physics Department at Stanford University invites you to apply for a postdoctoral position on the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

The Stanford group, led by Assistant Professor Lauren Tompkins, is deeply involved in the ATLAS Fast TracKer (FTK) project as well as analyses of Higgs boson production, standard model QCD measurements and exotic dark matter searches. FTK is a hardware based track finder for the ATLAS experiment undergoing a phased installation. If selected, you would join our highly dedicated and motivated team based at CERN in the commissioning of the FTK hardware system and software for at least the first year the posting. You would also be involved in physics analyses with Stanford group members.

You must have a Ph.D. in experimental particle physics or astro particle physics. Experience with trigger and data acquisition systems, detector hardware systems or technical computing is desired but not required. The most important qualifications are a demonstrated ability to tackle new problems and an eagerness to work collaboratively. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vita and a brief description of research interests and skills using Academic Jobs Online. In addition, you should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted by the reference writers through the Academic Jobs Online website.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer. It has a strong and ongoing commitment to the principles of equity and inclusion. In that spirit, we welcome and encourage applications from all people, including women, members of racial and ethnic minority groups, individuals of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, and persons with disabilities.

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:
(+1) 650.498.0694
Stanford University
Department of Physics
382 Via Pueblo Mall
Stanford, CA 94305

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