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Postdoctoral Associate (Heavy Ion Group)

LABORATORY FOR NUCLEAR SCIENCE
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Posted: 04/01/16
Job number: 13382

The Heavy-Ion Group at the MIT Laboratory of Nuclear Science invites applications for a postdoctoral research position. Our physics program focuses on precision studies of the quark-gluon plasma using hard probes, such as jets, photons and heavy-flavor hadrons. The successful candidate is expected to play a major role in the groups computing, detector and analysis activities, which include the proposed JETSCAPE theory/experiment collaboration, the CMS experiment at LHC and the sPHENIX experiment at RHIC.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in physics and preferably a background in nuclear physics or high energy physics. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

Prof. Gunther Roland (rolandg@mit.edu)
MIT Rm 24-409
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139

 

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