Postdoctoral Associate, Laboratory for Nuclear Science

Massachusetts, United States
12 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
12 Mar 2021
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 of Nuclear Science (LNS)-Heavy Ion Group, to join a physics program focused on precision studies of the quark-gluon plasma using hard probes such as jets, photons, and heavy-flavor hadrons. Will play a major role in the group’s computing, detector, and analysis activities including the proposed JETSCAPE theory/experiment collaboration, the CMS experiment at LHC, and the sPHENIX experiment at RHIC.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a Ph.D. in nuclear or high energy physics. Job #13382

Position will be stationed in Long Island, NY at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL).  

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

In addition to applying online, interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Prof. Gunther Roland at or MIT, Room 24-409, 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.