Los Alamos National Laboratory High Energy Nuclear Physics Postdoc in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Come join the best and brightest minds in the world at one of the most innovative and creative multidisciplinary research institutions engaged in strategic science on behalf of U.S national security. The work we do at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) matters to our country and the world.

What You Will Do

The Physics Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory invites outstanding applicants for postdoctoral positions in the High Energy Nuclear Physics team of the Subatomic Physics Group (P-25) to work on Seaquest with a polarized target (E1039). P-25 is the lead institution on experiment E1039 that will measure the Sivers function of the seaquarks using the Main Injector.The successful applicant will acquire the skills needed to take a leading role in working on all aspects of the E1039 polarized target and the physics analysis.

What You Need

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with physics analysis and detector technologies commonly used in nuclear and particle physics experiments.

  • Experience with slow controls like EPICS or Labview.

Education: A Ph.D. in Physics, preferably in high energy nuclear or particle physics completed within the last five years or soon to be completed.

Notes to Applicants: In addition to applying on-line, interested candidates should send a comprehensive resume, a cover letter describing their qualifications, and three potential references to Dr. Andi Klein,aklein@lanl.gov

Additional Details:

Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Candidates may be considered for a Director's Fellowship and outstanding candidates may be considered for the prestigious Marie Curie, Richard P. Feynman, J. Robert Oppenheimer, or Frederick Reines Fellowships.

For general information go to Postdoc Program.

Equal Opportunity:

Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name: P-25/Subatomic Physics

Job Title: High Energy Nuclear Physics Postdoc

Appointment Type: Postdoc

Req ID: IRC57921