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Title:
Postdoctoral fellow in NA61/SHINE data analysis
Position Number:
Pending
Hiring Unit:
Physics and Astronomy Department
Location:
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Date Posted:
December 11, 2014
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins February 01, 2015
Salary Information:
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary/Permanent:
Temporary

Other Conditions:
  • The initial term of this position is for one year. Renewal subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. The research goal is to improve the understanding of antideuteron physics by measuring
  2. (anti)deuteron and antiproton production cross-sections with the fixed target experiment NA61/SHINE
  3. for the purpose of reducing the uncertainties of cosmic ray antideuteron searches. The successful
  4. candidate will participate in NA61/SHINE data taking, experiment calibration, data analysis, and
  5. interpretation and will have the opportunity to regularly spend time at CERN. The group is also
  6. working on the antideuteron analysis with the ISS-based AMS-02 experiment and the development of
  7. the balloon-borne antideuteron experiment GAPS.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Applicants must hold a doctoral degree, preferentially in (astro)particle physics. Experience with data
  2. analysis and software development is expected.

To Apply:
Send application (cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, and contact information of at least two references) to philipvd@hawaii.edu. Please specify in the subject of the email: Postdoctoral fellow in NA61/SHINE data analysis.
Inquiries:
  1. Philip von Doetinchem; philipvd@hawaii.edu

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