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Title:  Post Doc Research Associate

Requisition ID:  10096

Hammond & Westville, IN, US

Job Description

Post-doctoral Research Associate in Experimental Particle Physics
Purdue University Northwest, Hammond and Westville, IN


Purdue University Northwest, located in Hammond and Westville, Indiana is inviting applications for a post-doctoral research associate position in experimental high energy physics to work on the CMS experiment at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. The group has played a leadership role in the construction of the CMS Forward Pixel Detector at the Silicon Detector Facility at Fermilab and in developing its geometry description for simulation and the CMS Alignment and Calibration Database group. We are involved with the HL-LHC upgrades of the Forward Pixel Detector, activities of the LHC Physics Center (LPC) at Fermilab and physics analysis in the Higgs and Beyond the Standard Model sectors. The successful candidate is expected to work on the design and construction of the CMS Tracker Forward Pixel Detector (TFPX) and to complete physics analyses using collision data from the CMS detector.  Experience in HEP detector software and physics analyses will be helpful.


Ph.D. in experimental particle physics or equivalent experience

Application Process

Applicants should submit their curriculum-vitae, a publication list, a statement describing their research accomplishments and interests along with three letters of reference.  Applications must be submitted electronically. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Additional Information

For further inquiries, please contact Prof. Neeti Parashar at parashar@pnw.edu


Visit our web site https://www.pnw.edu/ for additional information about the University. For information regarding our excellent benefits package, visit https://www.pnw.edu/human-resources/benefits/. Employment is contingent upon completion of successful background check.


Purdue University Northwest is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

FLSA Status

Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago