Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Physics

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Position ID:LBNLPhysics-Physics-POSTBACC2019 [#14268, 88041]
Position Title: Physics Post Baccalaureate Fellow
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Berkeley, California 94720, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / High Energy Experimental, HEP-Experiment (hep-ex), High Energy Physics
Appl Deadline:2019/09/16 11:59PMhelp popup deleted (posted 2019/08/15, listed until 2020/02/15)
Position Description:    

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

Berkeley Lab’s Physics Division has openings for a Post Baccalaureate Fellow.

In this role, you will become familiar with research activities regarding the development, construction and testing of Silicon tracking detectors for use at the Large Hadron Collider.

What You Will Do:

  • Observe and learn from research in the LBNL ATLAS group on development, construction and testing of the Silicon strip tracking detector components and modules. 

  • Participate in aspects of R&D related to tracking for the ATLAS detector at the CERN LHC.

  • Attend Physics scientific seminars and research seminars at UC Berkeley, participate remotely in regular meetings with ATLAS collaborators both US and worldwide.

  • Observe and review the preparation of documentation, learn about setting up data acquisition for testing and assembly of components for silicon detectors. 

  • Learn to test the prototypes that are built.

  • Become familiar with the relevant concepts and procedures through reading/searching the literature, discussions with scientists, seminars, and comparisons with a variety of specifications.  

  • Become familiar with the process for preparing reports, manuscripts and other documentation as needed for publication and/or for presentation at seminars and scientific conferences.

What is Required: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Physics, Applied Physics, Computer Science, or a related field.

  • Excellent organization skills with the ability to document and maintain accurate notes.

  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

The posting shall remain open until the position is filled, however for full consideration, please apply by close of business on September 16, 2019.


  • This is a full time, M-F, non-exempt from overtime pay (hourly paid), 1 year Term appointment.

  • Salary is commensurate with experience.

  • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

  • Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.

Learn About Us:

Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.

Working at Berkeley Lab has many rewards including a competitive compensation program, excellent health and welfare programs, a retirement program that is second to none, and outstanding development opportunities.  To view information about the many rewards that are offered at Berkeley Lab- Click Here.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4.  Click here to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."

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