Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Laboratory for Nuclear Science (LNS)

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Position ID:MIT-Laboratory for Nuclear Science (LNS)-MILNER_CLAS12 [#25564]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Newport News, Virginia 23529, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / Particle and Nuclear Physics
Appl Deadline:2023/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/09/05, finished 2024/05/04)
Position Description:   URMs  

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

The Laboratory for Nuclear Science (LNS), to work on the CLAS12 experiment at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, Virginia. The MIT-CLAS12 group, led by Professor Richard Milner, is currently focused on measurement of deeply virtual exclusive processes, and development of a polarized He-3 target for use in CLAS12. The position will offer further opportunities to participate in any part of the group activities.

Review of applications will begin at the time of receipt and the position will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, candidates should apply by November 1, 2023. Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and brief statement of research interests and experience via both the AJO website (in a single pdf) and directly to Professor Richard Milner at Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Professor Milner via email.

Any questions may also be directed to Professor Milner.

The appointment will initially be for one year, renewable for additional one-year increments contingent upon satisfactory performance and available funding.

Job Requirements A recent Ph.D. in physics, preferably experimental nuclear or particle physics; and an interest in both the analysis and simulation of CLAS12 data and hardware.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. MIT’s full policy on Nondiscrimination can be found here. Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check, including verifying any finding of misconduct (or pending investigation) from prior employers.

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Cambridge, MA 02139-4307