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Postdoctoral Research Assistant - ATLAS

Particle Physics

Postdoctoral Research Assistant - ATLAS
Department of Particle Physics, Denys Wilkinson Building, Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3RH
Grade 7: 30,434 - 37,394 p.a.
The Sub-department of Particle Physics at the University of Oxford is currently seeking a talented and highly qualified postdoctoral research assistant to work on the ATLAS experiment at the LHC on a 3 year fixed-term contract.

The postholder will be joining one of the largest and most prominent groups on the ATLAS experiment. Our effort is broadly focused on the exploration of the Higgs sector and searches for new physics at the ATLAS experiment using the upcoming LHC Run 2 data. We are also leaders in the design, research, and development of the new silicon tracker (ITK) for the HL-LHC.

The successful candidate will be expected to play a leading role in ATLAS data analysis and contribute to the operation of ATLAS and/or to the ITK planning.

The contract will be fixed-term and available from 1 August 2015. The successful candidate will hold a Doctorate in Particle Physics. The post will be based in Geneva, Switzerland or in Oxford according to the preference of the successful candidate. When based in Oxford, teaching duties of up to 3 hours per week during University term may be required.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. Only applications received by 12.00 noon (UK time) on 2 July 2015 can be considered. Please read the "Person Specification and Job Description" before preparing your application. You will be required to upload a CV, a description of research experience and interests, and the names and addresses of 3 referees as part of your application. In addition you should arrange for the 3 letters of reference to be sent to sue [dot] geddes [at] physics [dot] ox [dot] ac [dot] uk by the closing date.

Applications are acknowledged but not reference letters. Informal enquiries may be made to daniela [dot] bortoletto [at] physics [dot] ox [dot] ac [dot] uk or ian [dot] shipsey [at] physics [dot] ox [dot] ac [dot] uk.

Please also look at the Job Description and Person Specification and apply online.

Application Deadline: 2 July 2015 by 12:00 midday


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