Postdoctoral Associate, Neutrino and Dark Matter Group

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-Neutrino and Dark Matter Group, to join a physics program focused on measuring the properties of neutrinos--particularly the neutrino mass scale--using nuclear techniques.

Will have the opportunity to play a leading role in a number of neutrino experiments, which include the KArlsruhe TRItium Neutrino (KATRIN) experiment, the Project 8 neutrino mass experiment, and the Ricochet coherent neutrino experiment.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a Ph.D. in physics, preferably with a background in nuclear physics or high energy physics. Those with strong backgrounds in computing, radio-frequency techniques, and data analysis are encouraged to apply.

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

In addition to applying online via the MIT site, interested candidates are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, a brief (< 2 page) summary of their research experience, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent to Prof. Joseph A. Formaggio at or Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Building 26-561, 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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