Physics and Astronomy
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Kansas seeks to fill a Postdoctoral Researcher or Associate Researcher position in experimental high energy physics, depending on the qualifications of the candidate.
Starting Date: January 18, 2021, or as soon thereafter as the position can be filled (also negotiable).
Length of Appointment: Initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal annually for four subsequent years subject to review and continued grant funding. The person may be stationed at CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland or at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.
GENERAL DUTIES: Research in Experimental High Energy Physics. The successful candidate will contribute in several aspects of the experimental high energy physics group's research program including detector design, development and operation, data analysis and event simulation, and publication of research results.
Conduct research in experimental high energy physics in collaboration with members of the University of Kansas high energy physics group and collaboration members world-wide. This entails participation in relevant facets of the overall research endeavor encompassing the life-cycle of high energy physics experiments, ranging from experimental design, feasibility studies, detector prototyping, detector R&D, detector construction, detector operation, data-taking support, detector calibration and alignment, detector modeling, detector simulation, physics event simulation, event reconstruction, data analysis, software development, publication preparation, proposal preparation, editorial work, presentation of results, outreach and career development.
50% - Physics analysis of the CMS data. Development of new techniques applicable to physics analysis. Documentation, presentation and publication of research results.
40% - Appropriate contributions to the group's responsibilities in the CMS experiment. Current responsibilities include contributions to the tracker project and trigger studies.
10% - Assist the faculty in guiding the group's graduate and undergraduate students.
Evaluation of the required qualification and preferred qualification will be made through (1) records of accomplishments entered in CV, (2) description of research and education experience provided in the application materials, (3) references, and (4) publications as appropriate.
Postdoctoral Researcher Qualifications
NOTE: To be appointed at the Postdoctoral Researcher title, it is necessary to have the PhD in hand. Appointments made without a diploma or certified transcript indicating an earned doctorate are conditional hires and are appointed on an acting basis not to exceed 6 months.
Associate Researcher Qualifications
Contact Information to Applicants
Professor Alice Bean (firstname.lastname@example.org )
Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete application packet will include the following items:
, and will continue until position is filled. Please submit complete applications before this date for priority consideration.
Advertised Salary Range
Commesurate with Experience and Qualifications
Application Review Begins
Anticipated Start Date
University of Kansas - Lawrence
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Conditions of Employment
Contingent on Funding
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