Postdoctoral Position in Physics

Argonne National Laboratory

The High Energy Physics Division at the Argonne National Laboratory has a postdoctoral opening in the Intensity Frontier Group, focusing on the physics of neutrino oscillations. The Division performs cutting-edge research facilitated through advanced detector development, high-performance supercomputing (HPC), a superconducting test magnet facility and innovative electronic and mechanical engineering. In keeping with ANL HEPs experience with large detector systems, our group has important roles for both the far and near detectors of the DUNE long-baseline neutrino experiment at Fermilab. The successful candidate will focus on DUNE far and near detector systems through design, production, testing, and commissioning of detector components as well as simulation and analysis of neutrino interactions. The position offers opportunities to travel to experimental sites and to attend relevant meetings, workshops, and conferences as necessary. Some participation in our group’s muon research is an option. Position Requirements Applicants must have recently received a Ph.D. in particle physics, nuclear physics, or relevant subject with 0 to 3 years of experience or equivalent Considerable skills to develop and interpret physics and background simulations, to perform measurements and to interpreting the data Ability to use programming languages for data analysis or for modeling system performance Demonstration of problem-solving skills and ability to work collaboratively as part of a team Ability to produce scientific reports and to present ideas and proposals to scientists and engineers Experience with detector systems and/or electronics is desirable Contribute effectively within a diverse workforce and supports Argonne’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion The following documents are required to apply for this position. - Research Statement - Official Graduate School Transcript - CV (including publications & presentations). In addition, please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to: Appointment will be for two years, with the possibility of an extension for a 3rd year depending on funding and performance. Applications received by 06/16/2023 will be given full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. 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.