Fermilab, Neutrino Division

980 18281
Position ID:FNAL-Neutrino Division-NDPRANT [#18281]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate (Neutrino/Theoretical Physics)
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Batavia, Illinois 60510, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Experimental Particle Physics, Theoretical Particle Physics
Appl Deadline:2021/05/28 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/03/10, listed until 2021/05/28)
Position Description:    

Open Date: March 10, 2021 Close Date: May 28, 2021

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (known as Fermilab) seeks highly qualified candidates for one Postdoctoral Research Associate position in the Neutrino Division and the Theoretical Physics Department. The selected candidate is expected to conduct their primary research on modeling and simulating neutrino-nucleus scattering events using state-of-the-art theoretical models.

Fermilab has a strong and exciting research program with major commitments to a diverse range of neutrino experiments including MicroBooNE, MINERvA, SBND, ICARUS, NOvA, and DUNE. The Theoretical Physics Department research program includes neutrino physics, perturbative QCD, lattice QCD, Higgs and flavor physics, collider phenomenology, and physics beyond the standard model. Additional information on the Fermilab neutrino program can be found here: http://neutrinophysics.fnal.gov/. Every effort will be made to design the research program and maintain support for a Fermilab Research Associate so that she/he has the opportunity to produce physics results.

The position is for a period of up to three (3) years. Qualifications and Essential Job Functions

· Ph.D. in theoretical or experimental particle physics, or a closely related field by the time of the appointment

· Demonstrated experience in conducting independent theoretical or experimental particle-physics research

· Programing experience in C++ and Fortran

· Strong mathematical and analytical skills

· Experience with particle physics event generators, preferred

· Experience developing simulations and ability to handle large codes, preferred

· Excellent oral and written communication skills

· Creative and independent problem-solving skills

· Willingness to work collaboratively on a diverse team

· Respect, understand, and value individual differences that embody the principles of diversity

· Abide by all environment, safety, and health regulations

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit via Academic Jobs Online:

· Curriculum Vitae

· Research Statement

· Publication List

· Three Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at the AJO site). https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18281

For general information about this position, please contact Minerba Betancourt at betan009@fnal.gov or Noemi Rocco at nrocco@fnal.gov.

Physical Activity and Work Conditions

HUMAN FACTORS: Mental Concentration, Sitting, Tight Work Schedule, and Visually Demanding. In addition, the ability to travel by automobile and/or commercial air carrier both domestically and internationally may be required.

Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Underrepresented groups/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:
http://neutrino.fnal.gov
email
 
Fermilab
P.O.Box 500
Batavia, IL 60510-500

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