Postdoctoral Appointee - ATLAS

Argonne National Laboratory

Lemont, USA

Job posting number: #7254300 (Ref:418317)

Posted: June 12, 2024

Job Description

The Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) High Energy Physics Division invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in the ATLAS group on physics analysis and the Phase-II Inner Tracker (ITk) Pixel upgrade. The ANL ATLAS group is responsible for the assembly and testing of a large number of ITk silicon pixel modules. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the Argonne module construction program. The candidate is also expected to participate in physics research carried out within the ANL ATLAS group.

The group has strong involvement in Standard Model physics measurements, searches for new physics, Higgs measurements, and performance studies. The Argonne group also has significant involvement in detector operations, TDAQ upgrades, Software and Computing, Machine Learning development, and High Performance Computing.

Position Requirements

  • Ph.D. degree in High Energy Physics level with 0 to 5 years of experience or equivalent

  • Excellent physics analysis skills and experience

  • Hardware experience, especially with silicon detectors, is desirable

  • Good general knowledge of current high-energy physics and mathematical methods for physics applications is required

  • Good communication skills are required

  • Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork

Applicants should prepare a CV, research statement, and arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent to hep_letters@anl.gov.

For further information and questions only please contact Dr. Jessica Metcalfe, jmetcalfe@anl.gov.

The position is open until filled. Applications received before July 14th, 2024 will be given full consideration.

Argonne National Laboratory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

Job Family

Postdoctoral Family

Job Profile

Postdoctoral Appointee

Worker Type

Long-Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time

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Job posting number:#7254300 (Ref:418317)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne,Illinois
United States
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