Postdoctoral Research Associate

The University of Pittsburgh's experimental high energy physics group is now soliciting applications for the position of postdoctoral research associate on the ATLAS experiment at CERN.  The successful candidate will have or completed a Ph.D in experimental particle physics and will be expected to maintain a significant or full-time presence at CERN.  Duties include the participation in Liquid Argon operations, with particular responsibility for the University of Pittsburgh's trigger electronics.  The Pitt ATLAS group has a leading role in precision measurements of top quark properties and contributes to the offline software and the Liquid Argon Calorimeter.

To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by June 7, 2019.  Applicants can apply online at:  Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation.  For each reference, an opportunity will be given to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio’s Online Application Delivery.  In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system. Review will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. For further information, contact Prof. Joseph Boudreau ( or Prof. James Mueller (

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