University of Iowa, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Position ID:University of Iowa-Department of Physics and Astronomy-POSTDOC [#22205, DUNE]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Iowa City, Iowa 52242, United States
Subject Area: Physics / Particle Experiment (part-ex)
Appl Deadline: (posted 2022/07/29, listed until 2023/01/29)
Position Description:    

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, development of the Near Detector, machine learning for DUNE reconstruction, and studies of neutrino interactions in the Near Detector. The successful applicant will make significant contributions to the Near Detector development, DUNE 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 on August 1, 2022; however, applications will be considered until the position is filled. Three letters of recommendation are requested; please upload through the jobs portal or 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.

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Contact: Jane Nachtman
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Iowa City IA 52240
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