Postdoctoral Position in Electronics Engineering

Argonne National Laboratory High Energy Physics Division

The High Energy Physics (HEP) Division at Argonne National Laboratory invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate position to work in the HEP Electronics Group to develop novel instrumentation and readout systems for innovative and leading-edge detectors and other scientific research.

The successful candidate will work with design teams and scientific collaborations in the development of high-performance digital processors for a variety of projects, including the ATLAS Experiment at CERN, Cosmic Microwave Background Experiments, the DUNE experiment, rare muon decay experiments (mu to e), Quantum Information Systems, and other areas.

Argonne is a multidisciplinary national laboratory and offers an exciting campus atmosphere in which to collaborate on interdisciplinary projects, at both the national and international levels. The appointment can be extended up to three years and is based at Argonne.

Position Requirements

The candidates must have received a PhD degree in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, data science, high energy physics, or a related discipline within three years of the start of the appointment or equivalent

Experience with designing applications that use high performance FPGAs is highly desirable

Experience with FPGA programming languages (vhdl or verilog) is required Programming expertise in C, C++, Python, or another scientific programming language is highly desirable

Experience with high-performance digital or data processing systems is desirable

Experience with one or more of the following is desirable: embedded processors, high-speed transceivers, and optical links Openings are available immediately; there is flexibility in starting dates for highly qualified candidates.

In addition to applying online, applicants should send their curriculum vitae, a description of research interests through the application system and arrange for three letters of recommendation to hep_letters@anl.gov. For further information, contact Alexander Paramonov at aparamonov@anl.gov.

Review of applications will begin once the application is completed and will continue until the positions are filled.

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