[PRad] FW: HallB Postdoc Position

Eugene Pasyuk pasyuk at jlab.org
Thu Oct 12 08:37:59 EDT 2023

Hall B is looking for a postdoc. Pass this around to your colleagues.


From: clas_members <clas_members-bounces at jlab.org> On Behalf Of Florian Hauenstein via clas_members
Sent: Wednesday, October 11, 2023 20:35
To: clas_members at jlab.org
Subject: [clas_members] HallB Postdoc Position

Dear colleagues,

we have a new postdoc opening at HallB at Jefferson Lab.

This position will primarily focus on the development of a high-rate urwell detector for application in future experiments at high-luminosities. Furthermore, the postdoctoral fellow will also conduct an original research within the HallB physics program.

For more information please checkout the official job posting at (https://misportal.jlab.org/hr/recruiting/postings/13260)  or see below.

Best regards,

Come join our team at Jefferson Lab, where great minds matter.

2 Year Term Position

Posting Date: 10/05/2023
Salary Range: $61,100 - $91,700 (PD)
Work Location Type: Dedicated On-Site (working 100% on-site)

What your job will be like:

As a postdoctoral fellow in Hall B, you will develop a new high-rate micropattern gaseous detector (MPGD) for application in future nuclear physics experiments at high-luminosities. You will join a team of experienced scientists to contribute in the design, construction and characterization of MPGD detector prototypes. Furthermore, you will conduct an original research program within the Hall B physics program which consists of the three-dimensional imaging of the nucleon, meson and baryon spectroscopy, quark-gluon interactions in nuclei, and the search for physics beyond the Standard Model such as Heavy Photons.

In this role you will:

  *   Work with staff members of the team to procure and assemble prototypes
  *   Setup of bench test for the characterization of the prototypes
  *   Review data and complete analysis of prototype tests with cosmic particles and beams
  *   Implement detectors in GEANT4 based simulation
  *   Work on an original research project within the Hall B physics program
  *   Present results at meetings and international workshops and conferences
  *   Publish the results in peer-reviewed journals

Applicants should upload (a) their CV, (b) research interest/plan and (c) publication list through JLab's online application tracking system at https://www.jlab.org/job-openi...<https://www.jlab.org/job-openings> .

Additionally, at least 2 letters of recommendation should be sent on your behalf to Jessica Adams jadams at jlab.org<mailto:jadams at jlab.org>

JSA will not sponsor H1B visas for this position.

Qualifications We Require:


  *   Ph. D. degree in nuclear, particle, or detector physics

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  *   Programming skills with programs commonly applied in nuclear and particle physics
  *   Detector research and development
  *   Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to be able to interact effectively with a diverse group of scientists
  *   Self-motivated and able to work in an international team environment

Experience we desire:

  *   Experience with CLAS12 simulation and analysis frameworks
  *   Demonstrated experience with MPGD detectors
  *   Demonstrated experience with at least one of the research topics of the Hall B physics program

About Jefferson Lab
Join a community with a common purpose of solving the most challenging scientific and engineering problems of our time. The Jefferson Lab campus is located in southeastern Virginia amidst a vibrant and growing technology community.
A career at Jefferson Lab is more than a job. You will be part of "big science" and work alongside top scientists and engineers from around the world unlocking the secrets of our visible universe. Managed by Jefferson Science Associates, LLC; Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility is entering an exciting period of mission growth and is seeking new team members ready to apply their skills and passion to have an impact. You could call it work, or you could call it a mission. We call it a challenge. We do things that will change the world.

Total Rewards at Jefferson Lab
At Jefferson Lab, we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:

  *   Medical, Dental, and Vision Care Plans
  *   Flexible Spending Accounts
  *   Paid Time-off and Leave Programs (Paid Parental, vacation, holidays, and sick leave)
  *   401(k) Plan - 9% Lab Contribution; 100% vested
  *   Flexible Work Arrangements (Remote & Alternate Work Schedules available)
  *   Tuition Assistance, Training and Professional Development Programs
  *   Live near the waterways of the Chesapeake Bay region with access to nearby beaches, mountains, and all major metropolitan centers on the East Coast

Jefferson Science Associates, LLC (JSA) manages and operates the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab). JSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or veteran status or on any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. As part of the JSA's equal employment opportunity policy, we also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.

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