[Cugapost] Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Massachusetts

Lorelei Chopard lorelei at jlab.org
Tue Feb 23 13:47:05 EST 2016

Postdoctoral Position - Experimental Nuclear Physics
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

*Job Description:*

The Physics Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst 
invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate in 
experimental nuclear physics.  The candidate will carry out research in 
experimental nuclear and particle physics with the Hall D GlueX detector 
at Jefferson Lab in *Virginia*, and at Mainz,*Germany*with the A2 
Crystal Ball detector.  At Jefferson Lab Hall D, the UMass group is 
leading the approved charged pion polarizability experiment, and the 
design and construction of muon detectors for that measurement. At 
Mainz, the UMass group has a leadership role in the spin-polarized 
Compton scattering program, and measurements of proton 
spin-polarizabilities. The initial appointment is for one year, with the 
possibility of an extension for up to two additional years


The candidate must have a Ph.D. in experimental nuclear or particle physics.

*Additional Information:*

The home location for this position will be at Jefferson Lab in 
Virginia, with occasional travel to UMass Amherst and Germany.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal 
Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and 
individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and 
other protected group members.  The Department, College, and University 
have a strong commitment to diversity.

*Application Instructions:*

To apply online, please go to 
https://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=68889&CNTRNO=0&TSTMP=1456246152257 . 
Applicants should submit a brief research statement, curriculum vitae 
and arrange to have the contact information for three references. For 
questions or further information about the position, please contact Rory 
Miskimen (miskimen at physics.umass.edu <mailto:miskimen at physics.umass.edu>).

Review of applications will begin on *March 9, 2016* and continue until 
the position is filled.

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