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Fellow (Post Doc)

Apply now Department: 3670020220 Physics
Job no: 509465
Work type: Post Doc (Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Research / Scientific / Grants, Natural / Quantitative Sciences
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The Kansas State CMS group (Ivanov, Kaadze, Maravin) has involvement in operations and Phase I and Phase II upgrades of the forward pixel, hadron calorimeter, and MIP timing detector (MTD) of the CMS as well as in measurements of the SM Higgs boson and a wide range of new phenomena searches. A new postdoc will be expected to play a leading role in the Higgs measurements using Run2 and Run3 data from CMS and to work on the MTD Phase II upgrade.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University has an active and energetic high energy physics group with a very strong publication and funding record. Our faculty and research members spend significant periods of their research time at Fermilab and CERN, thus enhancing interaction with our US and international colleagues. We are also closely tied with the theoretical cosmology group at K-State.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The group is looking for an outstanding applicant who has obtained, or is about to obtain, a Ph.D. in Experimental Particle Physics.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates should have strong data analysis skills, and preferably have experience in hardware.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. CV
  2. List of publications to which you have made significant contributions
  3. Description of research history and research interests
  4. Three letters of recommendation

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by August 10, 2020.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:


Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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