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Position: Research Fellow - Detector Physicist for HEP and DUNE
Institution: University College London
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The UCL High Energy Physics (HEP) Group has an immediate opening for an outstanding PhD physicist to work on our instrumentation programmes, with a particular focus on the DUNE experiment; The post-holder will support hardware and instrumentation development work across our portfolio of projects including, but not limited to, UCLs radiopurity assay facilities and detector development for neutrinoless double-beta decay and dark matter experiments. The post-holder will spend 50% of their time on the DUNE long-baseline neutrino oscillation project, supporting liquid-argon R&D at UCL and experimental campaigns at CERN, Fermilab and other national and international facilities
Requirements: The successful applicant will have a PhD in physics. Candidates should also have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of hardware & instrumentation, as well as hands-on laboratory skills, are essential. Computing experience, including Monte Carlo simulations and finite-element analysis, is preferred
   
Text: Research Fellow - Detector Physicist for HEP and DUNE, - Ref:1880452 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Physics and Astronomy Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £36,770 - £44,388 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The UCL High Energy Physics (HEP) Group has an immediate opening for an outstanding PhD physicist to work on our instrumentation programmes, with a particular focus on the DUNE experiment. The post-holder will support hardware and instrumentation development work across our portfolio of projects including, but not limited to, UCLs radiopurity assay facilities and detector development for neutrinoless double-beta decay and dark matter experiments. The post-holder will spend 50% of their time on the DUNE long-baseline neutrino oscillation project, supporting liquid-argon R&D at UCL and experimental campaigns at CERN, Fermilab and other national and international facilities. This position is funded for 2 years in the first instance. Key Requirements The successful applicant will have a PhD in physics. Candidates should also have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of hardware & instrumentation, as well as hands-on laboratory skills, are essential. Computing experience, including Monte Carlo simulations and finite-element analysis, is preferred. Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6B (salary £32,217 - £33,958 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis. Further Details Candidates will need to upload a CV (including a list of publications), a statement of research experience and interests (3 pages maximum), and the contact information for three references. A cover letter can be included using the Statement in Support of your Application section of the online form. Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be emailed to Prof. David Waters by the application deadline. A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Shanice Thomas, shanice.thomas@ucl.ac.uk , ( 44 (0)20 7679 3943). Informal enquiries regarding the vacancy can be made to Prof. David Waters (d.waters@ucl.ac.uk) and Prof. Ryan Nichol (r.nichol@ucl.ac.uk). UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 17 Dec 2021 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job description and Person specification Apply Now
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