Neutrino Division, Fermilab

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Position ID:FNAL-Neutrino Division-NDRA2017 [#10061]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate(ND)
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Batavia, Illinois 60510, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / HEP-Experiment (hep-ex), High Energy Experimental, High Energy Physics, Particle Physics
Appl Deadline:2017/12/05* finished (posted 2017/10/05, finished 2018/06/10, listed until 2017/12/09)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

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Open Date: 10/05/2017
Close Date: 12/05/2017


Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory seeks highly qualified candidates for postdoctoral Research Associate positions in the Neutrino Division to conduct their primary research in the following areas:

  • NOvA
  • Short-Baseline Neutrino program (MicroBooNE, SBND, ICARUS)
  • Simulation and analysis of light collection for protoDUNE and DUNE (with Alex Himmel through his DOE Early Career Research Award)
  • Neutrino event generator development and neutrino-argon data analysis (with Sam Zeller through her DOE Early Career Research Award)

Fermilab has a strong and exciting research program with major commitments to a diverse range of neutrino experiments including NOvA, MicroBooNE, MINERvA, SBND, ICARUS, and DUNE. Additional information on the Fermilab neutrino program can be found here:

Every effort will be made to design the research program and maintain support for a Fermilab Research Associate so that she/he has the opportunity to produce physics results.

The position is for a period of up to three (3) years, with the potential for extension considered on a yearly basis thereafter.


Qualifications and Essential Job Functions

  • Ph.D. in particle physics, nuclear physics, or relevant subject by the time of the appointment
  • Strong record of recent accomplishments in experimental physics
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Creative and independent problem solving skills
  • Willingness to work collaboratively on a diverse team
  • Respect, understand, and value individual differences that embody the principles of diversity.
  • Abide by all environment, safety, and health regulations.


Physical Activity and Work Conditions

HUMAN FACTORS: Mental Concentration, Sitting, Tight Work Schedule, and Visually Demanding.

In addition, the ability to travel by automobile and/or commercial air carrier both domestically and internationally may be required.

There is no legal requirement that Fermilab sponsor an employee for U.S. permanent residence. As a result, Fermilab will make the decision to sponsor an employee on a case-by-case basis. Fermilab will consider the following factors, among others, when determining whether to sponsor an employee for U.S. permanent residence: performance, length of service, long-term need for the position, and cost.

Diverse people. Diverse jobs. Great science.

Fermilab is America’s particle physics and accelerator laboratory.

Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
P.O.Box 500
Batavia, IL 60510-500

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