University of Chicago, Enrico Fermi Institute

Position ID:UChicago-Enrico Fermi Institute-PDSDUNE [#19211]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States [map]
Subject Area: High Energy Physics / Experimental
Appl Deadline:2021/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/08/20, finished 2022/07/02, listed until 2021/12/31)
Position Description:   URMs  

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The Enrico Fermi Institute of the University of Chicago welcomes applications for an open position as a Postdoctoral Scholar in the field of experimental neutrino physics.

The successful applicant is expected to play a leading role in preparations for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE), including involvement in:

• construction of anode plane assemblies and charge readout planes for the first two DUNE far detector modules • the ProtoDUNE program at CERN, including detector installation, data taking, and data analysis. • analysis studies for the full DUNE experiment.

Participation in other ongoing Chicago neutrino group activities, such as the Short Baseline Program at Fermilab, is also possible.

The ideal candidate will have expertise in data analysis, simulation, and instrumentation in particle/nuclear physics. Occasional travel to CERN may be required for ProtoDUNE activities.

For further information about this position, please contact Ed Blucher ( or Dave Schmitz ( A Ph.D. in physics at the time the appointment starts is required. Note that appointment as a postdoctoral scholar is restricted to those less than seven years beyond the attainment of a Ph.D. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, publication list, a statement of research interests, and names of three references using Academic Jobs Online. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2021.

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