Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, Laboratory for Nuclear Science (LNS)-High Energy Physics Group, to work on the CMS (Compact Muon Solenoid) experiment. Will work in a group that has taken a leading role in the discovery of the Higgs boson at 125 GeV and presently focuses on searching for dark matter and learning more about Higgs physics. Will be expected to play a major role in this analysis effort. The MIT group is involved in several detector projects such as the data acquisition, Hadron Calorimeter upgrade, the new High Granularity Calorimeter, and computing projects. At MIT, the group operates a Tier-2 computer center, providing resources for data analysis both locally and as part of the CMS computing grid. This position is targeted for a person who will take major responsibility for the Calorimeter project.
Job Requirements REQUIRED: a Ph.D. in experimental particle physics, excellent data analysis and computer skills, and the ability to carry out an independent research program. Job #13552
Candidates who applied for a postdoctoral research associate position in the High Energy Physics Group in the past should indicate interest in this position with a short message. In addition to applying online via the MIT website, interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Prof. Dr. Markus Klute at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The position is available immediately and applications will be considered until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, please apply by May 24, 2016.
The appointment is initially for one year and renewable annually, subject to mutual satisfaction.
Internal Number: 13552
About Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century whether the focus is cancer, energy, economics or literature