Physics Department, University of Cincinnati

Position ID:Cincinnati-Physics Department-RAJ [#1362]
Position Title: Post-doc: Experimental Neutrino Physics
Position Location:Cincinnati, Ohio 45221, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / HEP-Experiment (hep-ex)
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2011/12/20, updated 2012/12/02, listed until 2012/06/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

The Department of Physics at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for a Post Doctoral Research Fellow with the department’s Experimental Neutrino Group headed by Professor Randy Johnson. The group is presently participating in three experiments: MinBooNE, at Fermilab; MicroBooNE, also at Fermilab; and the Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment at the Daya Bay Nuclear Plant, in China outside of Hong Kong. The successful candidate for this position would be expected to work primarily on the Daya Bay experiment. The chief aim of this experiment is to measure θ13, the last unknown neutrino mixing angle, to high precision.

Applicants must have a PhD in experimental particle physics or a closely related area. Applicants will need to be able to obtain a Chinese visa and spend extended periods of time at the site of the experiment. An ideal candidate would have previous experience in detector construction and in analysis of low energy neutrino data, and fluency in both English and Chinese. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Information about our department can be found on our website at www.physics.uc.edu. Interested candidates should contact the Prof. Randy Johnson at randy.johnson@uc.edu for more information about the position. Applications should be submitted at www.jobsatuc.com – search for reference #210UC1265. A cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications will be requested in PDF format in the application procedure. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference sent separately but still electronically, preferably in PDF format, to randy.johnson@uc.edu.

The University of Cincinnati is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, people of color, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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Physics Department, ML 11
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0011
Web Page: http://homepages.uc.edu/physics/index.html

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