Relativistic Nuclear Collisions Postdoctoral Fellow

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Postdoctoral Fellow
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NS-Nuclear Science
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87743 Requisition #

Berkeley Lab’s Nuclear Science Division has an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow to join their Relativistic Nuclear Collisions (RNC) program.  


In this role, you will lead a novel machine learning initiative involving QCD phenomenology within high-energy collider experiments and conduct analysis of the experimental data from ALICE at the LHC.  This position will play a leading role in ALICE at the LHC and lead physics analyses aiming at precision measurements of physical properties of Quark-Gluon Plasma at the LHC.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Develop an automated analysis software of the ALICE physics data.

  • Analyze ALICE physics data and publication of the results.

  • Publish papers/reports in refereed journals, and make oral presentations of own work.

  • Mentor students in their research at LBNL and UC Berkeley.

  • May supervise PhD students.

 

What Is Required:

  • Ph.D in high-energy physics, or a closely related field.

  • Experience with physics data analysis.

  • Experience with high energy physics software and computing systems.

  • Proficiency in written and oral dissemination of scientific results.

  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration in a research environment.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills..

 

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate student assistants in research.

  • Experience with the programming languages C++ or Python.


Along with completing the Berkeley Lab online application, please arrange 2-3 Letters of Recommendation to be sent to ylai@lbl.gov.


The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.

 

Notes: 

  • This is a full time, M-F, exempt from overtime pay (monthly paid), 2 year, postdoctoral appointment with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds and ongoing operational needs. You must have less than 3 years paid postdoctoral experience. 

  • This position is represented by a union for collective bargaining purposes.

  • Salary will be predetermined based on postdoctoral step rates.  Salary for Postdoctoral positions depends on years of experience post-degree.

  • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

  • Work will be primarily performed at: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.


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