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Post-Doctoral Research Associate

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Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Research Faculty



Job Summary

The University of Colorado High Energy Physics group welcomes applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in experimental neutrino physics. The group currently has wide-ranging roles in the T2K, NA61/SHINE, and LBNF/DUNE collaborations. It is anticipated that the successful candidate for this position will work on T2K and DUNE.

Who We Are

The University of Colorado at Boulder Department of Physics features a wide range of top-notch research in an enriching and engaging atmosphere. The High Energy Physics Group at the University of Colorado Boulder conducts research in a variety of theoretical and experimental areas.  The experimental efforts are divided into the energy frontier  (CMS) and neutrino physics in the intensity frontier (T2K, NA61, DUNE).  The theory efforts include lattice gauge theory, string theory and quantum gravity.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

The candidate will be expected to lead efforts in physics analysis in T2K and the design and development of hardware for the DUNE near detector.  Co-mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students in research will be expected.

What You Should Know

This position will be based in Boulder, but some travel to facilities such as J-PARC and Fermilab may be necessary. 

What We Can Offer

Salary will be commensurate with experience.   The University of Colorado also offers a wide range of postdoctoral events and workshops to support career development.


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.

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What We Require

Candidates must have PhD in experimental particle physics or a closely related field.  

What You Will Need

You will need programming skills in C++. Applicants must also be able to balance working independently as well as working with a diverse team including graduate students, undergraduates and other collaborators.

What We Would Like You To Have

The ideal candidate will also have strong written and oral communication skills. 

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Research Interests
During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references and we will request letters of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses.  

Review of applications will begin on October 20th 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: Alysia Marino

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