Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Physics

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Position ID:LBNLPhysics-Physics-CMBSTAFFSCIENTIST [#19991, 94020]
Position Title: Cosmic Microwave Background Staff Scientist
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Berkeley, California 94720, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / Astrophysics (astro-ph)
Appl Deadline:2021/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/10/08, finished 2022/06/18, listed until 2022/02/18)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Physics Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) invites applications from scientists with a record of substantial accomplishment and creative ability for one or more Staff Scientist positions in the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) experimental group. The appointment may be either career-track or career, depending on seniority.   The career-track Staff Scientist position is a five-year appointment with the expectation of promotion to a career position as Staff Scientist.  Applicants should have demonstrated leadership and original achievements in research. We welcome all applicants with exceptional promise to advance the art of experimentation in CMB science;  expertise in instrumentation, especially related to the design, construction and operation of microwave telescopes, optics, detectors, readout and related technologies is desirable.

The Staff Scientist is expected to play a leading role in her/his scientific field and will be encouraged to contribute to research that may enable transformational advances or new opportunities in LBNL’s CMB research program.  LBNL has a long tradition of pioneering work developing new detectors, devices, and methods for fundamental physics.  LBNL has been selected by the Department of Energy to lead the CMB-S4 project (, a next generation experiment with multiple telescopes and 500,000 cryogenic superconducting detectors with the potential to transform the field.

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For inquiries please contact Kelly Rushing ( For full consideration all application materials must be submitted by December 15, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled. 

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