Brookhaven National Laboratory, Physics Department

Position ID:Brookhaven National Laboratory-Physics Department-PNP [#15469]
Position Title: Postdoc– Neutrino Physics (Job ID 2133)
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Upton, New York 11973, United States
Subject Area: Physics / Neutrino physics
Appl Deadline: finished (2020/07/15, finished 2020/10/01)
Position Description:    

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About Brookhaven National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory ( delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation’s future. Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 70 years of pioneering research. The Lab is primarily supported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science. Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) operates and manages the Laboratory for DOE. BSA is a partnership between Battelle and The Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University.

Organization Overview The Electronic Detector Group (EDG) in the Physics Department at Brookhaven National Laboratory has major current responsibilities centered on an extensive neutrino program focused on the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) and including Daya Bay, PROSPECT and the short baseline neutrino program at FNAL (SBN), as well as development of associated detectors. BNL has significant leadership in rare process research, including g-2 and Belle II. The EDG currently has twenty-five physicists at various career levels and a long history of research in fundamental particle physics. In collaboration with BNL's Instrumentation Division, the group develops electronics and detector systems for liquid-argon Time Projection Chambers (LArTPCs). In collaboration with BNL's Chemistry Department, the group develops water-based liquid scintillator and reactor neutrino experiments.

Position Description Do you want to play a key role in the R&D of liquid argon detectors and neutrino experiments utilizing LArTPC technology? As a postdoc in EDG, you will work with an outstanding scientific team and have broad associations with other groups in the laboratory and throughout the world. You will work under general assignment of the EDG scientific staff. Domestic and international travel should be expected. Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Research and development of liquid argon detectors. • Develop, operate and analyze neutrino experiments utilizing LArTPC technology. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • A Ph.D. in high energy or nuclear physics. • Interest in noble liquid detector development. • Interest in physics at the intensity frontier. Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Good track record in experimental particle or nuclear physics with accomplishments in detector hardware design and/or construction, analysis and simulations. • Experience with detector development: design, simulation, construction, testing, operation. • Experience in designing, constructing, and operating cryogenic system. • Experience with liquid argon time projection neutrino detectors and analysis of their data. • Experience with LabVIEW, MAXWELL, AutoDesk Inventor, GARFIELD, ROOT and C++ programming. Other Information • Requires travel, including foreign travel. • Initial two-year position. • BNL policy requires that research associate appointments be made to individuals who have received their doctorate within the past five years. This employer is not accepting applications for this position through Please see the job link to apply. We invite you to consider Brookhaven National Laboratory for employment. To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online through “BNL Careers,” job ID link

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