Doctoral, Associate at University of Minnesota in Twin Cities, Minnesota

University of Minnesota

๐Ÿ“Œ Twin Cities, Minnesota
๐Ÿ•‘ January 27, 2021
๐Ÿท๏ธ Other
๐Ÿท๏ธ Scientific
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Post-Doctoral Associate - Strobbe Research Group

Description

The UMN has suspended hiring for most positions. However, we will continue hiring for positions critical to the University's mission and operations at this time.
Applications are being accepted for this position and you are encouraged to apply. In-person interviews are suspended indefinitely and will be replaced by interviews in a virtual format. Thank you for your continued interest in working at the University of Minnesota.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

The group is looking for an outstanding applicant who has obtained, or is about to obtain, a Ph. D. in Experimental Particle Physics.

Candidates should have a strong record of recent accomplishments in physics analysis.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with detector electronics is a plus.

About the Job

Position description
The University of Minnesota Physics Department has an immediate opening for a post-doctoral research associate to work on the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider.

The CMS group at the University of Minnesota (Strobbe, Mans, Rusack) has leading roles in a variety of physics analyses, ranging from searches for new particles to precision measurements of the Higgs boson, as well as heavy involvement in the CMS endcap calorimeter upgrade project for the High
- Luminosity LHC.

The successful applicant will work under the supervision of Prof. Nadja Strobbe, and is expected to be primarily based in Minneapolis, MN, with travel to Fermilab and CERN as needed. They are expected to take on a leading role in challenging new physics searches and will have the opportunity to develop machine learning tools. They will also be expected to make major contributions to the group's leading efforts in the design, construction and quality control of readout electronics for the CMS Endcap Calorimeter.

Primary duties:
75%: Research, divided approximately equally between data analysis and detector upgrades
10%: Supervision of graduate students and/or undergraduates participating in relevant research
15%: Communicating research to the broader community by writing papers, submitting them for publication in peer-reviewed journals. Giving presentations at universities, presenting results at domestic and international conferences, and participating in workshops.
Other duties of a similar scope as assigned.

About the Department

See more information about the School of Physics and Astronomy at www.physics.umn.edu.

How To Apply

Online applications only will be accepted.
Provide a single pdf document with cover letter, curriculum vitae with publications, reference list with names and complete contact information and a research statement. Upload the pdf document as the 'cover letter' or the 'resume.'

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

Diversity

The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

Background Check Information

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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