Postdoctoral Fellow in Physics

Argonne National Laboratory

The High Energy Physics Division (HEPD) at Argonne National Laboratory has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow to conduct research on particle physics theory. We seek highly qualified candidates with interest in all areas of phenomenology of particle physics with desire to work closely with experimentalists as well as theorists. Among the experiments with Argonne HEPD involvement are, ATLAS, DUNE, g-2, Mu2e, LSST-DESC, SPT and CMB-S4. There is also interest and studies on-going for possible next generation colliders. Beyond this work, postdoctoral researchers at the High Energy Physics (HEP) Division at Argonne are expected to contribute to the overall Division program through interactions with their colleagues, as well as to have a relevant impact on the US HEP program. Argonne Particle Theory group members’ interests span several aspects of field theory and particle physics phenomenology, including QCD, collider physics, beyond the Standard Model phenomena, heavy quarkonium physics, topics in the interface of particle physics and cosmology, as well as precision PDFs and intersections in computing and particle theory. The initial appointment will be for one year, with possibility of renewal for another two years. Applications will be reviewed beginning December 5, 2022, and the position will remain open until filled. Position Requirements Candidates should have a Ph.D. in physics that has been completed within the last three years. A specialization in theoretical particle physics is preferred Applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) including list of publications; research statement Arrange to have at least three reference letters sent to Job Family Postdoctoral Family Job Profile Postdoctoral Appointee Worker Type Long-Term (Fixed Term) Time Type Full time As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Argonne employees, and certain guest researchers and contractors, are subject to particular restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Sponsored or Affiliated Activities, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1A. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne's Legal Department. All Argonne offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes an assessment of criminal conviction history conducted on an individualized and case-by-case basis. Please be advised that Argonne positions require upon hire (or may require in the future) for the individual be to obtain a government access authorization that involves additional background check requirements. Failure to obtain or maintain such government access authorization could result in the withdrawal of a job offer or future termination of employment. Interested in translating science into innovation? Build your career at Argonne. At Argonne, we view the world from a different perspective. Our scientists and engineers conduct world-class research in clean energy, the environment, technology, national security and more. We’re finding creative ways to prepare the world for a better future. To learn more about Argonne's benefits programs, amenities, and other employee programs, visit our main Careers site. To learn more about the exciting science going on at Argonne, visit our Science and Technology page. To request a reasonable accommodation or for other application support, contact us anytime at or 630-252-2336.