Research Associate

The experimental heavy ion group at the University of Colorado Boulder is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Associate to conduct research in the group of Professor Jamie Nagle. The group is involved in the heavy ion physics program on the PHENIX experiment, the ATLAS experiment, and the sPHENIX experiment. The candidate is expected to take a leading role in the detector development, simulation effort, and physics readiness within sPHENIX. In addition, physics analysis and leadership within the ATLAS heavy ion effort is expected. The position is initially for two years, with a possible extension for a third year. The candidate will be based in Boulder, Colorado with travel to CERN and BNL as appropriate. Applicants will be considered until the position is filled. For full consideration, send materials by June 15, 2017.


Ph.D. in Physics
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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Unofficial transcript(s)

Application Materials Instructions:Applicants must complete the Faculty/University Staff and EEO Data (application) form, and upload the following required documents: 1 - Cover Letter; 2 - Curriculum Vitae; 3 - The document uploaded for Proof of Degree can be a Transcript which shows the date the degree was conferred; Copy of Diploma; or official letter from the Registrar or the Dean of the School or College conferring the degree; 4 - Letter of Recommendation. This position is eligible for medical, dental and life insurance, retirement benefits programs, and is eligible for monthly vacation and sick leave accruals.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10180 - Physics

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Apr 26, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Jamie Nagle

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00732846


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