University of Iowa, DHigh Energy Experimental Particle Physics

Position ID:University of Iowa-DHigh Energy Experimental Particle Physics-POSTDOC [#22205, DUNE]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Batavia, Illinois 60510, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / Particle Experiment (part-ex)
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/07/29, finished 2023/09/02, listed until 2023/02/28)
Position Description:    

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The experimental high energy physics group at the University of Iowa is seeking candidates for a postdoctoral position working on DUNE at Fermilab. The group is actively involved in construction of the Far Detector (Vertical Drift) with efforts at CERN and at Iowa, Near Detector (Liquid Argon TPC) with commissioning studies and ND-LAr reconstruction. We expect the successful applicant to be based at Fermilab so as to participate in the ND-LAr 2x2 demonstrator as well as work on ND-LAr reconstruction algorithms and physics studies. They will work with Professors Jane Nachtman and Yasar Onel and will also have the opportunity to work with graduate and undergraduate students. The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. in Physics or closely related field, completed before the start of the position. Applicants should have a strong record of accomplishments in data analysis, and interest or experience in detector development, construction, or operation. Desired qualifications include research experience in collider neutrino physics, experience in using machine learning algorithms in particle physics, the willingness to work with students, and the willingness to relocate to Fermilab. Apply at . Review of applicants will begin immediately and applications will be considered until the position is filled. Three letters of recommendation are requested; please send by email to . Please contact Jane Nachtman ( with any questions. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Institutional Equity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316. Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs. Prospective employees may review the University Campus Security Policy and the latest annual crime statistics by contacting the Department of Public Safety at 319/335-5022.

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