Fermilab, Theoretical Physics Group

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Position ID:FNAL-Theory-RATHEORY [#12402]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Batavia, Illinois 60510, United States [map]
Subject Area: High Energy Physics / Theoretical Particle Physics
Appl Deadline:2018/12/10 finished (2018/10/15, finished 2019/06/16, listed until 2018/12/10)
Position Description:    

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

The Fermilab Theoretical Physics Department invites applications for postdoctoral research appointments starting in the Fall of 2019. Fermilab Theory postdocs perform self-directed theoretical particle physics research on topics of their own choosing, and are encouraged to work with members of the senior scientific staff and other postdocs within the Department.

The Fermilab Theoretical Physics research program includes neutrino physics, perturbative QCD, lattice QCD, Higgs & Flavor physics, collider phenomenology, and physics beyond the standard model. Postdoctoral research associates in the Fermilab Theoretical Physics Department are appointed for three years.


  • Candidates should have obtained a Ph.D. in theoretical particle physics or a closely related field, or expect to earn a Ph.D. in the same fields, by September 1, 2019.
  • Demonstrated experience in theoretical particle-physics research.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Respect, understand, and value individual differences that embody the principles of diversity.
  • Abide by all environment, safety, and health regulations.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit via Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12402

  1. Curriculum Vitae,
  2. List of publications,
  3. Statement of research interests, and
  4. Three or more letters of recommendation, submitted to AJO by the reference writers.

The senior staff of the department now consists of Bill Bardeen, John Campbell, Marcela Carena, Pedro Machado, Bogdan Dobrescu, Estia Eichten, Patrick Fox, Walter Giele, Roni Harnik, Christopher Hill, Andreas Kronfeld, Paul Mackenzie, Stephen Parke, Chris Quigg and Ruth Van de Water. To learn more about members of the group and our activities, please visit http://theory.fnal.gov.

For other general information about these positions, please contact Theory Group Administrative Assistant Olivia Vizcarra at olivia@fnal.gov.

Physical Activity and Work Conditions

HUMAN FACTORS: Mental Concentration, Sitting, and Tight Work Schedule.

Diverse people. Diverse jobs. Great science. Fermilab is America’s particle physics and accelerator laboratory. Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged 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:
Olivia Vizcarra
Theoretical Physics Group
PO Box 500, MS 106
Batavia, IL 60510

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