Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Physics

Position ID:LBNLPhysics-Physics-SCIENTIST [#3458]
Position Title: Particle Data Group & Research Staff Scientist
Position Type:Government or industry
Position Location:Berkeley, California 94720, United States [map]
Subject Areas: High Energy Physics / Experiment, Theoretical Particle Physics
Appl Deadline:2014/01/03 (posted 2013/10/17, listed until 2014/04/17)
Position Description:  Apply    

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Career-track or Career Staff Scientist Physics Division, Berkeley, California, USA

The Physics Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) has an opening for a Staff Scientist to work half-time in the Particle Data Group (PDG, and half-time on research in one of the Physics Division programs (see The Physics Division conducts world-leading research in the Energy, Intensity and Cosmic frontiers. The PDG publishes the biennial Review of Particle Physics, a comprehensive summary of high-energy physics as well as related areas of cosmology and astrophysics. The Review is the most cited publication in high-energy physics.

The successful candidate will be expected to take on significant responsibilities within the PDG group and play an important role in a research program. An outstanding capability in experimental or theoretical research is required, as is experience working with particle physics data. The appointment may be at either the career or career-track level (a career-track appointment carries the expectation of promotion to career based on significant accomplishments in both research and PDG).

Preference will be given to applicants with experience equivalent to several years of postdoctoral work, a broad knowledge of the field, and a strong record of research accomplishments. Other important skills include a critical eye for both scientific and editorial work, an ability to organize and summarize information, and excellent writing and editing skills. The individual must be able to work effectively in a team environment.

How to Apply: Please create a profile and submit the requested application materials. Note applications can only be made via this Academic Jobs Online URL. For inquiries please contact Juerg Beringer ( For full consideration, all application materials must be submitted by January 3, 2014.

Requested application materials: - Curriculum vitae (CV) - Publication list - Statement describing research interests - Arrange for at least five letters of reference to be submitted via the Academic Jobs Online URL above.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the development of a diverse workplace. We are located in the hills above the UC Berkeley Campus. We offer competitive salaries and an outstanding benefits package. For further information on the Lab and benefits please visit our website at

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