Postdoctoral position at UT Knoxville

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites candidates to apply for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position with the Relativistic Heavy Ion Physics group. Our group is currently working both at the ALICE experiment at the LHC and at the sPHENIX experiment at RHIC. We are also members of the JETSCAPE collaboration. Within ALICE our main responsibilities are focused on the Electromagnetic Calorimeters and the upgrade of the TPC. We also have a close collaboration with the Heavy Ion Reactions Group at ORNL.

Qualifications

The successful candidate is required to have a Ph.D. in physics with experience in nuclear or high energy physics, will be expected to mentor graduate students, and to travel extensively to CERN and/or BNL. Apply by submitting a curriculum vitae, a publication list, and a brief research statement at https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/ut_system/jobdetail.ftl?job=19000000H....

Candidates should also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent to Christine Nattrass, 401 Nielsen Physics Building, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-1200 (preferably via email to christine.nattrass@utk.edu). We assume the successful candidate will start as soon as possible or no later than Summer 2019.