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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 738688
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Physics-Astronomy 10032666
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Position Summary

The high-energy physics group at the Department of Physics & Astronomy (PA) at Michigan State University is seeking one or possibly two postdoctoral research associates to work on the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. The MSU group on ATLAS is active on the Level 1 calorimeter trigger and tile calorimeter; and is responsible for HL-LHC upgrade projects for the L1 Calo Trigger, Tile, and muon detector. Physics activities include top-quark studies, Higgs boson studies and searches for new physics.  A Ph.D. or equivalent in high energy physics is required. We anticipate that this position will involve frequent travel to CERN or residency at CERN.

This position is listed on the MSU Applicant Page (http://www.hr.msu.edu/hiring/msujobs.htm), postings 738688 (PA).  Applications should be uploaded to MSU’s online job application site, https://jobs.msu.edu, and should include a curriculum vitae and a description of research experience and interest. In addition, the contact information for three reference letter writers should be provided. We will request letters as necessary. 

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages applications of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities, and we endeavor to facilitate employment assistance to spouses or partners of candidates for faculty and academic staff positions.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -High Energy Physics

Minimum Requirements

A Ph.D. or equivalent in high energy physics is required

Required Application Materials

Applications should be uploaded to MSU’s online job application site, https://careers.msu.edu, and should include a curriculum vitae and a description of research experience and interest. In addition, the contact information for three reference letter writers should be provided.

Questions regarding these positions may be directed to: Prof. Reinhard Schwienhorst (schwier@msu.edu).

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The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/

Review of Applications Begins On

11/04/2021

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