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29 Feb 2024

Research Fellow - Detector Physicist for HEP and DUNE (Ref:1880452)

The UCL High Energy Physics (HEP) Group has an immediate opening for an outstanding PhD physicist to work on our instrumentation programmes, with a particular focus on the DUNE experiment.

The post-holder will support hardware and instrumentation development work across our portfolio of projects including, but not limited to, UCL's radiopurity assay facilities and detector development for neutrinoless double-beta decay and dark matter experiments. The post-holder will spend 50% of their time on the DUNE long-baseline neutrino oscillation project, supporting liquid-argon R&D at UCL and experimental campaigns at CERN, Fermilab and other national and international facilities.

The UCL High Energy Physics Group is one of the larger groups in the country and consists of around 80 staff comprising academics, long-term fellows, research staff, technical/computing staff and PhD students. The Group provides an exciting and supportive research environment with involvement in particle phenomenology, neutrino experiments, direct Dark Matter searches, Particle Astrophysics, lepton sector experiments, accelerator R&D and Data Intensive Science via our Centre for Doctoral Training.

This position is funded for two years in the first instance.

The salary will be in the Researcher Grade 7 range: £36,770 - £44,388 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 Shanice Thomas, shanice.thomas@ucl.ac.uk, (+44 (0)20 7679 3943).

Informal enquiries regarding the vacancy can be made to Prof. Ryan Nichol, det_phys_21@live.ucl.ac.uk (Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 7266).

Closing Date: 23:59 on 17th December 2021.