Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Nuclear Science

Position ID:Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Nuclear Science-POSTDOCRELATIVISTIC23 [#25351, 99665]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow (Relativistic Nuclear Collisions)
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Berkeley, California 94720, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Nuclear Physics / Nuclear Physics, High-Energy Physics
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/08/16, listed until 2024/02/16)
Position Description:    

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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 within the Nuclear Science Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on the physics analysis and/or instrumentation aspects of high energy nuclear physics.  You will participate in the design and development of the outer silicon tracker, based on Monolithic Active Pixel Sensor (MAPS) technology, for the future planned ALICE 3 detector.  Work will include tracking simulations, geometry optimization, and physics simulations.  The candidate may also conduct research towards one of the RNC group’s physics interests.  Possibilities include, but are not limited to, ALICE physics data analysis, EIC related R&D synergistic with ALICE 3, applications of Machine Learning to detector R&D or data analysis, or other established directions taking into account the interests of the successful candidate.

What You Will Do:

Additional Responsibilities as needed:

What is Required:

Desired Qualifications:

How To Apply:

For inquiries please contact Kelly Rushing (, Nicole Apadula ( or Mateusz Ploskon (


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 Nicole Apadula,


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:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
email address
1 Cyclotron Rd
Berkeley, CA 94720