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SCIPP Postdoctoral Scholar- ATLAS Experiment

Position overview

Position title: SCIPP Postdoctoral Scholar- ATLAS Experiment
Salary range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Minimum annual salary rates are made based on the individual’s Experience Level, which is determined by the number of months of postdoctoral service at any institution. See current salary scale for Postdoctoral Titles at https://apo.ucsc.edu/compensation/salary-scales/index.html.
Percent time: Full-time (100%)
Anticipated start: September 1, 2022 or as soon as possible after initial review of the applications. Ph.D. must be in hand at time of the initial appointment.
Position duration: MAXIMUM DURATION OF SERVICE IN A POSTDOCTORAL TITLE: Postdoctoral Scholar appointments are full-time; the initial appointment is for a minimum of one year, with the possibility of reappointment. Reappointment will be contingent upon positive performance review and availability of funding. The total duration of an individual’s postdoctoral service may not exceed five years, including postdoctoral service at any institution. Under limited circumstances, an exception to this limit may be considered, not to exceed a sixth year.

Application Window

Open date: June 30th, 2022

Most recent review date: Monday, Aug 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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.

Position description

The Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics (SCIPP) at the University of California, Santa Cruz invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar position in the ATLAS group at SCIPP.

As part of the ATLAS Collaboration on the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, SCIPP has made major contributions to silicon particle detector development and charged particle tracking in ATLAS. The group is also active in physics analysis of Higgs bosons, W/Z bosons, and signatures of supersymmetry and new physics.

Under the direction of SCIPP Director Prof. Jason Nielsen and working in collaboration with SCIPP ATLAS group members, the Postdoctoral Scholar is expected to play a leading role in the construction and testing of ITk silicon strip modules in the SCIPP laboratories. The Postdoctoral Scholar is also expected to develop and lead new physics data analysis efforts to leverage the expected ATLAS Run 3 dataset.

Applicants with expertise in silicon detector testing or other large-scale detector systems are encouraged to apply.

Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics (SCIPP): https://scipp.science.ucsc.edu/

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

-Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) in physics.
-Research experience in experimental particle physics.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V., which must include a list of publications.

  • Cover Letter - Letter of application that briefly summarizes your research interests, qualifications, and interest in the position.

Reference requirements
  • 3-4 letters of reference required

Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation*. Please note that your references, or dossier service, will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.

Apply link: https://recruit.ucsc.edu/JPF01333

Help contact: jnielsen@ucsc.edu

Campus Information

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Job location

Santa Cruz, California