Postdoctoral Researcher or Research Associate in High Energy Physics, Lawrence, Kansas, USA

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Deadline:  2020-10-15

Location:  Lawrence, Kansas, USA

Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral or Research Associate position in experimental high energy physics with the University of Kansas beginning as early as January 18, 2021. Post-doctoral researcher candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in physics by date of appointment and research experience in experimental high energy physics or a related experimental field. Candidates with three or more years of postdoctoral experience may be eligible for initial appointment as research associate. The person would work with the University of Kansas group on physics data analysis and detector operation and development for the CMS experiment. Candidates with relevant interests and experience are sought.

The University of Kansas CMS group is pursuing a broad and exciting research program, with elements including detector development and operation in the CMS tracker group. The group’s analysis efforts have a particular focus on searches for evidence of new physics beyond the Standard Model. The post-doctoral researcher would be expected to participate in many of these activities, taking a leadership role in advancing the group’s research program, interacting with and mentoring students, and engaging in creative and independent thought. The person may be stationed at CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland or at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.

For more information and to apply go to Initial review of applications will begin October 15, 2020 and will continue until a qualified pool of applicants has been identified. Inquiries can be made by email to abean[AT] and gwwilson[AT] KU is an EO/AAE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.