Physics, University of Oregon

Position ID:UO-Physics-RA [#11306, 522427]
Position Title: Research Associate
Position Location:Eugene, Geneva 97403, Switzerland [map]
Subject Area: High Energy Physics / Physics
Appl Deadline:2018/07/18* finished (2018/06/16, finished 2018/12/21, listed until 2018/07/18)
Position Description:    

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

The Oregon High Energy Physics group at the University of Oregon has an opening for a Research Associate to work on trigger software for the ATLAS experiment based at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. The Research Associate will ideally have had at least five years of experience with the ATLAS trigger software and will have experience with the use of the ATLAS trigger configuration database. The Research Associate will be knowledgeable in how C++ and PYTHON are used by the High Level Trigger (HLT) of the ATLAS experiment and in the optimization of the ATLAS software so that it’s use of resources is minimized. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field and a demonstrated ability to develop high caliber software for large physics experiments.

The Oregon HEP group has a strong and exciting research program with major commitments to ATLAS at the LHC, the LIGO gravitational wave observatory and the detector development for future accelerator-based experiments.

We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity. Interested candidates should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae with publication list and a research statement through Applicants should also arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation sent directly to the AJO website on their behalf. To ensure full consideration, please submit application materials by July 18, 2018. Inquiries may be addressed to Stephanie Majewski (

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Further Info:
Department of Physics
1274 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1274

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