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23 Oct 2019

Postdoctoral Position: Neutrino Oscillation Physics (Ref:1796397)

We have an immediate opening for an Research Associate starting immediately for a duration of two years in the first instance to participate in the deployment, commissioning and data analysis of the CHIPS experiment, a novel water Cherenkov detector which will study neutrino oscillations in the NuMI beam. The successful candidate would be expected to take part in the detector deployment being carried out this summer (2019) in N.Minnesota. They will be given the opportunity to participate in some or all of the following: detector construction, data acquisition, calibration, data processing, deep learning algorithms and neutrino oscillation physics. Previous expertise in either hardware or computer coding are preferable but an interest in both is necessary. The closing date is July 1st 2019.

The main purpose of this role is to maximise the probability of success of this proof-of-principle detector project, whose overarching goal is to demonstrate a low enough detector cost such that a 100kt detector would be within reach, and to take a lead role in its overall construction and its exploitation.

The salary will be in the Researcher Grade 7 range: £33,353 - £40,313 per annum, depending on skills and experience.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to this link. If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Mr Jim Levin, james.levin@ucl.ac.uk, (Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 7778). Informal enquiries regarding the vacancy can be made to Prof Jenny Thomas, jennifer.thomas@ucl.ac.uk

Closing Date: 17:00 on 1st July 2019.