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Research Associate in Physics

Charlottesville

Research Associate in Physics

  • R0042729
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Professional Research Staff
  • The University of Virginia
The Department of Physics at the University of Virginia invites applicants for a post-doctoral research associate position to work on SBS and MOLLER projects at Jefferson Lab. The successful candidate will join the research group of Professor Nilanga Liyanage which has a large program to develop Micro Pattern Gas Detector (MPGD) based particle tracking systems for ongoing and future experiments at Jefferson lab and at the proposed Electron Ion Collider (EIC). We are currently playing leading roles on the SBS and MOLLER projects, where we are responsible for the fabrication, installation, and operation of the Gas Electron Multiplier (GEM) detector based trackers. The successful candidate will be expected to make significant contributions to this GEM program and to physics analysis of SBS and MOLLER projects.

QUALIFCATION REQUIRMENTS: Candidates must have a PhD degree in experimental nuclear physics or in experimental high energy physics. Experience with GEM detector development and data acquisition systems will be considered useful skills when considering candidates.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and

attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests and the contact information for three individuals who can provide professional reference letters. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV box.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2022, but the position will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

This is a one-year appointment; however, appointment may be renewed for an additional two, one-year increments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

For additional information about the position, please contact Nilanga Liyanage, Professor, nl8n@virginia.edu .

For questions about the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at rkh6j@virginia.edu .

For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit postdoc.virginia.edu and hr.virginia.edu/benefits .

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

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