Postdoctoral Associate, Laboratory for Nuclear Science

Massachusetts, United States
03 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
03 Aug 2020
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Full Time

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 ASSOCIATE, Laboratory for Nuclear Science, to work on the GlueX experiment at Jefferson Lab. The main goal of GlueX is to understand the nature of confinement in QCD by mapping the spectrum of mesons in which the gluonic field binding the quarks is in an excited state. Will play a major role in R&D and construction of a focusing DIRC particle ID system for GlueX. The inclusion of such a system will greatly expand the physics potential of the experiment. Will also lead analysis of the data collected in the next few years.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a Ph.D. in experimental physics. In addition to applying online here, please send a CV, publication list and three letters of recommendation to: Mr. Kenneth Hewitt, Laboratory for Nuclear Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Room 26-516, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.

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