Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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The detection of neutrino flux and study of neutrino oscillations and neutrino mass. Currently the Group (1) is in the collaboration of AIT-NE0 for remote detection of antineutrinos emitted from nuclear power reactors, using a Water Cerenkov or Water-based Liquid Scintillator Detector in a deep mine at the Boulby Underground Laboratory (UK), and (2) is a member of several collaborations to develop and build Metal-Loaded Liquid Scintillator detectors for multiple physics neutrino flavor research, such as THEIA, or dark matter, or other rare event physics.
The Neutrino and Nuclear Chemistry group has an opening for a Research Associate. The candidate will be expected to take a leading role in the group activities including the design, characterization, and development of detector materials for reactor antineutrino detection (AIT-NE0) and opportunities to participate in the running and analysis of PROSPECT and LZ or other nuclear science research. This position would be under the direction of Dr. Minfang Yeh with an initial term of two years.
PhD in nuclear chemistry, separations chemistry, radiochemistry, nuclear physics, or particle physics.
Experience in a variety of experimental techniques such as nuclear detection methods, preparation and handling of radioactive samples, and scintillator separations and characterization of metal-organic complexes in organic and aqueous media.
Domestic and international travel is required
BNL policy requires that research associate appointments be made to individuals who have received their doctorate within the past 5 years.
In addition to submitting your CV and application, please arrange for three letters of recommendation/reference (addressed to Dr. Minfang Yeh) to be sent directly to email@example.com . The review of applications will continue until the search is completed.
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