Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Physics and Astronomy

Rice University

United States


Position Summary

The experimental high-energy particle physics group at Rice University invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate to join our efforts on the CMS experiment. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to physics analysis and to the operation and development on the endcap muon system and/or the endcap muon trigger. Experience with electronics, detectors, physics analysis, and C++ is desirable.

PhD must be completed before starting the position.

Education Required

PhD or other Doctoral Degree



Education Preferred

PhD in experimental particle physics

Experience Required

No experience required

Skills Required

Ability to work collaboratively in groups, data analysis, C++ 

Skills Preferred

Electronics and/or detector systems for particle physics experiments

Physical Demands

Ability to travel

Working Conditions

Will occasionally need to work nights and or weekends on operation of the experiment

Security Sensitive


Special Instructions to Applicants

PhD must be completed before starting the position.

Quick Link for Posting

Job Duty Name




Description of Job Duty

- Physics analysis of CMS data

- Operation of CMS experiment and/or detector or electronics development for the experiment

- Prepare presentations and participation in physics and detector meetings

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a PhD or other doctoral degree in physics?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No, but I will have a PhD or other Doctoral Degree in Physics by July 1, 2019

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