Institute of Particle Physics, Canada

Position ID:UVic-Phys-RS [#10820]
Position Title: IPP Research Scientist
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Various locations, Canada
Subject Areas: Physics / Particle Physics, Elementary Particle Physics, Experimental Astroparticle Physics, Experimental Subatomic Physics, HEP-Experiment (hep-ex), High Energy Experimental, High Energy Physics, Particle Experiment (part-ex), particle phenomenology and astroparticle physics
Appl Deadline:2018/03/16 finished (accepting applications 2018/02/05, finished 2018/09/23, listed until 2018/03/31)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria has expired, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Research Scientist in Experimental Particle Physics

The Institute of Particle Physics in Canada, IPP (, is inviting applications for an IPP Research Scientist position. Candidates are expected to have postdoctoral experience showing an exceptional record of research accomplishment and potential for leadership in experimental particle physics. The Research Scientist appointment is associated with an academic research position at a Canadian university that is an Institutional Member of IPP IPP Research Scientists have the right, and are expected, to hold research grants and to supervise graduate students. The initial IPP Research Scientist appointment may be made continuing following a tenure review after three years of employment. IPP strives for diversity and increased gender equity, consequently applications from women and other under-represented groups in the natural sciences are particularly encouraged.    

The current IPP experimental program includes the following IPP Projects that are in the data-collecting phase or under construction: ATLAS, Belle II, DEAP-3600, EXO, IceCube, NA62, PICO, SNO+, SuperCDMS, T2K, Veritas. These projects represent a broad and complementary set of experiments positioned to discover new fundamental physics. IPP Research Scientists play leadership roles supporting the Canadian particle physics community and work on at least one IPP Project.

The choice of IPP Project and Canadian university affiliation will be determined by mutual agreement between the candidate and IPP. The position will be available as early as 1 September 2018.

Please submit a curriculum vitae and statement of research interests and plans via Academic Jobs Online* ( Applicants are requested to arrange for confidential letters of recommendation from at least three referees to be submitted via this site.

The deadline for receipt of complete applications is 16 March 2018.

Questions about the position are welcome and can be sent to Dr. J. M. Roney, Director, Institute of Particle Physics (

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

(*) The Academic Jobs Online service is used for the convenience of applicants and referees. Note that you are asked to upload personal information to this service, which stores its data on servers located outside of Canada; the data is therefore not in the custody of or under the control of the IPP. You may wish to review the privacy statement on If you do not wish to use this service, please email your application material to and arrange for at least three referees to email confidential reference letters to  

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:
Institue of Particle Physics
207 Elliott Building, University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria, BC, V8W 2Y2

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