Specialist and/or Project Scientist in Experimental High Energy Physics
University of California, Irvine
Specialist and/or Project Scientist in Experimental High Energy Physics, University of California, Irvine
Recruitment Period Open date: December 12th, 2018 Last review date: March 31st, 2019
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: May 31st, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled. Description
The Physics & Astronomy Department at the University of California, Irvine, seeks an outstanding electrical engineering candidate to work on projects for experimental particle physics on ATLAS at the LHC and Neutrino experiments as part of a newly created electronics shop. The position is available immediately.
UCI has been a member of the ATLAS collaboration at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) since 1994 and is actively involved in the Muon Spectrometer readout electronics and the Trigger and Data Acquisition Systems. The candidate is expected to contribute to the development of a hardware muon trigger and a hardware track trigger, for the upgrade of the ATLAS detector for the High-Luminosity LHC. These trigger systems consist of ATCA-based, complex, high-speed digital circuits communicating with fiber optics and using FPGA and ARM processors. The candidate will contribute to the R&D and the construction phases and he/she is expected to lead the technical design and specifications definition, firmware development for these hardware triggers and contribute to the validation and testing of these systems.
Additionally, the UCI group has a long-standing involvement in Neutrino experiments and the candidate will have opportunity to get involved in hardware projects on some of the following neutrino experiments: Arianna, Dune, Super-K, Hyper-K, Juno and LiquidO.
Responsibilities will include:
Qualifications and Essential Job Functions:
Interested candidates should apply online at the UC Irvine's online application system, RECRUIT, located at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF05086
and must submit in PDF format:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum Vitae including publications
- A statement describing past work experience in electronic engineering
- Three Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers).
For general information about this position, please contact Prof. Anyes Taffard, [email protected].
Applications are being reviewed as we receive them, and the position will remain open until filled.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
To apply, visit https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF05086
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