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Deadline: 2014-02-07
Location: Lawrence, KS, USA

Postdoctoral Researcher in Ultra-Relativistic Heavy Ion Physics at the University of Kansas

The KU nuclear physics group seeks highly qualified candidates for an immediate opening for a post-doctoral position working on the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The postdoctoral researcher is expected to be stationed at CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland. Ph.D. in nuclear science or particle physics by date of appointment and experience in data analysis and detector operation of particle and nuclear physics experiments are required.

The KU nuclear physics group is playing a leading role in the physics analyses of long-range correlations in heavy-ions as well as in studies emphasizing physics in the forward region, including the study of ultra-peripheral heavy-ions collisions. Inquires about the physics program can be sent by email to Dr. Daniel Tapia Takaki (

The initial appointment is for one year with possibility of renewal annually for the subsequent two years subject to review and continued grant funding. Candidates with relevant interests and experience are sought. For complete position announcement and to apply on-line go to A complete electronic application will include: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, and a list of 3 references. In addition, applicants should arrange for the three cited references to send letters of reference via email to: Kristin Rennells (tatekris[AT], Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, University of Kansas, 1251 Wescoe Hall Dr., 1082 Malott Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045-7582.

Initial review of applications will begin February 7, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. General inquiries can be made by email to tatekris[AT] Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

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