JLab Hall A/C Postdoctoral Fellow

SALARY RANGE: $54,800 - $82,000 (PD)

The Hall A/C postdoctoral fellow is expected to take an active role in the upcoming Hall A/C experimental program which includes experiments such as neutron skin measurements, charmed pentaquark measurements, a dark matter search, neutron spin asymmetry A1n and high Q2 nucleon, pion form factor measurements. The postdoctoral fellow will also work alongside users and staff scientists on the SuperBigBite and BigBite spectrometer systems that will be installed in 2020. It is also expected that the Hall A/C postdoctoral fellow interact with the Jefferson Lab user community in the development of new experimental ideas, and the analysis of data to publication.

Position Requirements

By the date of hire, the candidate must have successfully defended their doctoral
dissertation in experimental nuclear or particle physics. Experience working with particle detectors and analyzing data is essential, and a background in lepton-nucleus physics would be beneficial. The appointment will be made initially for one year and may be renewable for up to a maximum of 3 years. Applicants should attach curriculum vitae and arrange to have at least two reference letters emailed to Stephanie Tysor (stysor@jlab.org).

Mental Requirements
- Ability to comprehend, formulate, and communicate highly abstract concepts
- Ability to express or exchange complex ideas by means of spoken and written communication
- Ability to analyze and interpret complex data and develop models

Physical Requirements
- Ability to get across various locations on the laboratory site and access work areas
- Ability to work on a computer for extended periods
- Visual capabilities sufficient to use computer workstations, read documents, and see safety alarms
- Auditory capabilities to hear safety alarms

Jefferson Science Associates, LLC (JSA) manages and operates the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab). JSA/Jefferson Lab is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or veteran status or on any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. As part of the Lab's equal employment opportunity policy, we also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.