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Position: Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Experimental Nuclear Physics
Institution: Iowa State University of Science and Technology
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Location: Ames, Iowa, United States
Duties: The experimental nuclear physics group at Iowa State University invites applications for a post-doctoral position to work on the sPHENIX experiment at Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider. The successful applicant will be expected to take a leadership role in the construction, initial calibration, and commissioning of the sPHENIX hadronic calorimeter at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Responsibilities will include construction and instrumentation of the inner and outer hadronic calorimeter sector, initial cosmic ray calibration, performance simulations, and development of monitoring tools and software. The successful candidate will also be expected to take a leading role in the sPHENIX calibration task force and interface with the Jet Substructure Topical Working Group. The position will also offer data analysis opportunities afforded by existing data from the PHENIX and ATLAS heavy ion experiments
Requirements: Ph.D. prior to the appointment date, Ph.D. in Experimental Nuclear or High Energy Physics Experience with calorimetry in particle or nuclear physics
   
Text: Skip to main content careers Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Experimental Nuclear Physics Ames, IA Faculty Position Information: Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Experimental Nuclear Physics Appointment Type: Post Doc/Trainee Job Description: Summary of Duties and Responsibilities: The experimental nuclear physics group at Iowa State University invites applications for a post-doctoral position to work on the sPHENIX experiment at Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider. The successful applicant will be expected to take a leadership role in the construction, initial calibration, and commissioning of the sPHENIX hadronic calorimeter at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Responsibilities will include construction and instrumentation of the inner and outer hadronic calorimeter sector, initial cosmic ray calibration, performance simulations, and development of monitoring tools and software. The successful candidate will also be expected to take a leading role in the sPHENIX calibration task force and interface with the Jet Substructure Topical Working Group. The position will also offer data analysis opportunities afforded by existing data from the PHENIX and ATLAS heavy ion experiments. This position is a one year appointment, renewable for 36 months (3 years) Required Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. prior to the appointment date, Ph.D. in Experimental Nuclear or High Energy Physics Preferred Qualifications: Experience with calorimetry in particle or nuclear physics Department/Program & College Description: Physics and Astronomy Department Unit/Website: https://www.physastro.iastate.edu/ Proposed Start Date: August 1, 2020 Proposed End Date or Length of Term: July 31, 2021 Number of Months Employed Per Year: 12 Month Work Period Time Type: Full time Pay Grade: Post Docs Application Instructions: To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following: 1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter 3) Contact Information for Three References The candidate selected for hire may be requested to provide documentation to verify highest degree completed. If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485. Original Posting Date: April 30, 2020 Posting Close Time: This posting will close at 12:00 AM CST on the date listed below. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 PM CST the day prior. Posting Close Date: June 9, 2020 Job Requisition Number: R2323 Posted 2 Days Ago Full time R2323 About Us Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff. Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community. All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check. Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu. If you have questions about the application process please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485. Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email employment@iastate.edu or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485. TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942. 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