Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Nuclear Science

Position ID:Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Nuclear Science-RNCPOSTDOC [#25190, 99503]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Berkeley, California 94720, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Nuclear Physics / Nuclear Physics
Appl Deadline:2023/09/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/07/20, finished 2024/03/16, listed until 2024/01/20)
Position Description:    

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

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s (LBNL) Nuclear Science Division has an opening for a Postdoctoral Scholar to join the team.

In this role, you will work in the Relativistic Nuclear Collisions (RNC) program in the Nuclear Science Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and work on the physics analysis and/or instrumentation aspects of high energy nuclear physics.

The RNC scientists play leading roles in both physics analysis and instrumentation in experiments such as STAR, ALICE, sPHENIX, and future EIC experiment(s).  RNC is leading the Beam Energy Scan (BES) phase-II physics analysis for STAR experiment and heavily involved in the sPHENIX MVTX project and the physics program. In the meantime, R&D work and physics development for future EIC experiments are underway.

The posting shall remain open until the position is filled, however for full consideration, please apply by close of business on September 15, 2023.

What You Will Do:

What is Required:

How To Apply


The following requested application materials listed below must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online:


  1. Curriculum vitae.

  2. A list of up to ten relevant publications, including contributions for multi-author publications.

  3. A statement describing future research interests (3-page limit excluding figures and references).

  4. Arrange to have at least 3 letters of reference submitted (at least one reference from outside LBNL/UC Berkeley). Please direct the reference letters to Xin Dong,



The monthly salary range for this position is $5,000 - $6,257 and is expected to start at $5,954 or above. Postdoctoral positions are paid on a step schedule per union contract and salaries will be predetermined based on postdoctoral step rates. Each step represents one full year of completed post-Ph.D. postdoctoral experience.




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Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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1 Cyclotron Rd
Berkeley, CA 94720