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Post Doc Fellow, Physics HEP

Date: Jul 16, 2021

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL

 

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

 

Job Overview

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention, and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (very high research activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country”.

 

The Experimental High Energy Physics (HEP) group in the Department of Physics at the University of Cincinnati is accepting candidates for a post-doctoral fellow position associated with the LHCb and CODEX-b experiments. The individual hired will help lead the construction and development of the CODEX-β prototype for CODEX-b, including both software and hardware aspects. The focus of this work will be producing a realistic transverse detector at the LHC. The candidate will also work on LHCb analyses, with a focus on beyond the standard model, electroweak, and jet measurements. The position will be preferentially based at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, with the possibility of Cincinnati, OH.

Required Education

Candidates should have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in experimental HEP or a closely related field.

Required Experience

The ideal candidate would have experience in:

  • Developing and commissioning detector hardware;
  • Building production-quality, sustainable, software written in C++ and Python;
  • Analyzing high energy physics data;
  • Communicating effectively.

Application Process

  • Qualified and interested applicants must complete our online application process at https://jobs.uc.edu.
  • In addition to the application, candidates must submit a cover letter of no more than two pages describing their research to date, as well as future areas of interest.
  • Candidates must also submit a current copy of their curriculum vitae and arrange to have two letters of reference submitted directly to philip.ilten@uc.edu.
  • All applicants will also complete a statement of commitment to diversity and inclusion as part of the application process.
  • Use the Additional Documents feature to attach the required items.

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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