Peking University, Center for High Energy Physics

Position ID:Peking University-Center for High Energy Physics-TPDDMDD [#24315]
Position Title: Two postdocs on dark matter direct detection
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Beijing, Beijing 100871, China
Subject Area: Physics
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/02/10, finished 2024/02/17)
Position Description:    

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

The Center for High Energy Physics (CHEP) at Peking University (PKU) invites applications for two postdoc positions working on a recently established dark matter direct detection project, ALETHEIA (A Liquid hElium Time projection cHembEr In dArk matter). For more info on the project, please refer to the EPJP paper,, or the equivalent arXiv one,

PKU is a top university in China, located in the capital city, Beijing. CHEP was founded in 2006 by a Nobel physics laureate, Prof. Tsung-Dao Lee, also the CHEP's chief director. CHEP is one of the institutes of the school of physics at PKU.

Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. degree in particle physics, astroparticle physics, nuclear physics, or related fields with an excellent academic record. As a candidate, you are expected to have a solid background in at least one of the following sectors: data analysis with C++/ROOT or Python, detector calibration and R&D, Geant4 simulation, liquid helium, low-temperature physics, electronics and DAQ. There is no teaching assigned for the positions.

The salary package depends on the quality of the candidates. The complete package would be competitive even at the international level. You are welcome to inquire for details. The initial term for the position is three years and renewable based on mutual satisfaction. This position might lead to a promotion to a non-permanent research professor (but not a tenure-track faculty professor).

Interested candidates are asked to send their application documents: a cover letter, a CV, a research statement, and three reference letters (references should be sent directly from referees) to Miss LV, .

We strongly encourage qualified female candidates to apply for the position. With the same quality, female candidates would have a priority to be selected.

The positions will be open until filled. Contact: .

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Center for High Energy Physics
School of Physics, Peking University
No.209 ChengFu Road
Haidian District, Beijing 100871