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Post-Doctoral Associate

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Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Research Faculty



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Job Summary

The Experimental High Energy Physics Group at the University of Colorado at Boulder invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position to work in the neutrino group.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The neutrino group at the University of Colorado has leading roles in the T2K, DUNE, and NA61/SHINE collaborations. We have recently become part of the Eos project, an innovative small prototype of a water-based liquid scintillator neutrino detector.

The Colorado neutrino group places a strong emphasis on career development and has had highly successful alumni.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Play a leading role in the analysis of physics data and the development of new and upgraded detectors and beams.

What You Should Know

  • This position will be based in Boulder, but the applicant must be able to travel to Japan, CERN, and US laboratories regularly.
  • All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to align with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

  • The salary range for this position is $58,500- $61,000 annually. Salary is commensurate with experience.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

Be ambitious. Be pioneering. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • A Ph.D. in experimental particle or nuclear physics.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of Publications
  4. A Research Statement that includes research-related interests and goals.
  5. Optional: Transcripts/Proof of Degree
If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified by the CU Boulder Campus Human Resources Department using an approved online vendor.  However, if your degree was obtained outside of the United States, please submit a translated version (if applicable) as an optional attachment.

During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references. We will request the letters of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses.

Review of applications will begin April 6, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email.  For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Eric D. Zimmerman

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