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Temporary Researcher

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Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Research Faculty



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Job Summary

The Physics Department at the University of Colorado encourages applications for a Temporary Researcher! This position will perform research in Lattice gauge theory, physics beyond the standard model, collider and dark matter phenomenology, strongly-coupled quantum field theory.

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

Professor Neil's research interests are in physics beyond the standard model, particularly its signatures in collider and dark matter experiments, and more generally in the physics of strongly-coupled elementary particles, which he studies numerically using large-scale computing. His particular interests include composite Higgs and composite dark-matter models, precision calculations of heavy-quark properties (which are an important input to experimental searches for new physics), and the phase structure of many-fermion, strongly-coupled gauge theories.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Participate in meetings, analyze data, assist in writing publications.

What You Should Know

All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply 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 hiring rate for this full-time position is $22 per hour.

This temporary position is not eligible for benefits; however, all positions are eligible for paid sick leave.


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

  • Background in physics research.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume or CV
  2. Cover Letter
Review of applications will begin immediately and the posting will remain open until 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: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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