Research Associate - Measurement of Gamma

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol (GB)
19 Jun 2017
End of advertisement period
25 Jun 2017
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Research Associate - Measurement of gamma with B->DK, D->KKpipi decays at LHCb.

Job number   ACAD102720
Academic Faculties
Fixed term contract staff
Full time
Salary  £32,004 - £36,001
Closing date for applications     25-Jun-2017 

Applications are invited for a Research Associate in the Particle Physics Group of the School of Physics at the University of Bristol. The position is funded by the European Research Council as part of a project making precision measurements of CP violation using multibody analysis techniques. The postholder would finalise and bring to publication the measurement of the CP violation parameter y using B->DK, D->KKpipi decays at LHCb. Given the short timescale available to complete the task, a detailed understanding of this particular approach and decay channel would be required. Candidates will have or be about to gain a PhD in a relevant field; proven experience of particle physics analysis; proven experience of C++ and ROOT; and expertise in the sophisticated multibody analysis techniques relevant to the task. Strong teamwork skills and a willingness to travel are also necessary.

For more information, please view the Job Description or for informal enquiries, please contact Dr Jonas Rademacker ( 

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