PPA HEP Group, Stanford University

Position ID:Stanford-SLACPPA-ATLASPS [#1514]
Position Title: Project Scientist
Position Location:Menlo Park, California 94025, United States [map]
Subject Area: High Energy Physics / Experiment
Appl Deadline:2012/05/21 finished (posted 2012/04/27, finished 2012/11/25, listed until 2012/06/18)
Position Description:    

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

The Particle Physics and Astrophysics Directorate at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC)seeks a Project Scientist to work on the ATLAS Experiment at the LHC. The successful candidate will participate in various activities related to data acquisition, detector read-out and trigger that the SLAC group is involved in. The involvement will include both near-term and long-term oriented projects of future ATLAS upgrades. The candidate is expected to make substantial contributions in these areas as well as to take on leading roles in the commissioning and initial operations of the upgraded systems. Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in experimental physics or equivalent, with a strong background in instrumentation, and demonstrated achievements in the development, commissioning or operation of HEP experiments. Experiences with operational responsibilities are desirable. The position is for a fixed term of three years with the possibility of renewal up to a total of five years depending on project needs. The candidate is expected to be resident at CERN for most or all of this term, with occasional trips to SLAC as needed. Interested candidates should submit their application together with a cover letter, C.V., publication list and a research statement, and arrange for at least three letters of reference to be submitted through AcedemicJobsOnline.org to Prof. Su Dong and Dr. Rainer Bartoldus. In order to be considered for this position, applicants must also apply on the SLAC web site at https://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SLAC&cws=1&rid=789 Review of applications will begin on May 21 and continue until the position is filled.

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Further Info:
2575 Sand Hill Road MS 95
Menlo Park, CA 94025

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