Postdoctoral Associate, Laboratory for Nuclear Science

Massachusetts, United States
09 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
07 Feb 2021
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 (LNS), to work on the CLAS 12 experiment at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, Virginia.  The MIT-CLAS12 group, led by Professor Richard Milner, is currently focused on measurement of deeply virtual exclusive processes, implementation of Monte-Carlo simulations using off-site computing resources, and development of a polarized He-3 target for use inCLAS12. 

The position will offer further opportunities to participate in any part of the group activities.  

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  a recent Ph.D. in physics, preferably experimental nuclear or particle physics; and an interest in both the analysis and simulation of CLAS12 data and hardware.

Job #18877

Review of applications will begin at the time of receipt and the position will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, candidates should apply by September 1, 2020.  Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and brief statement of research interests and experience via both the MIT website (in a single pdf) and directly to Professor Richard Milner at  Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Professor Milner via email. 

Any questions may also be directed to Professor Milner. 

The appointment will initially be for one year, renewable for additional one-year increments contingent upon satisfactory performance and available funding.

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