Postdoctoral Fellowship - Experimental Particle Physics - JRID47767

Submission Dates
Archive Date: 
March 31, 2014
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
April 14, 2014
Job Details
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution/Company Name: 
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Institution Classification/Type: 
Research Laboratory
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Job Announcement Text: 

The Physics Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) announces the opening of a postdoctoral Fellowship in experimental particle physics. The successful applicant will work on the Large Underground Xenon (LUX) dark matter experiment and may have the opportunity to also work on the LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ), next generation dark matter experiment. The LUX experiment is currently operational at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in South Dakota and will be acquiring data in 2014-2015. The LZ experiment is a proposed next generation dark matter experiment with unprecedented sensitivity.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. awarded in the fall of 2013 or later, or should expect to receive a Ph.D. by the fall of 2014. To assure full consideration, all application materials should be received by April 14, 2014. Postdoctoral Fellows are typically appointed for three years, with the possibility of a two-year extension.

How To Apply: Please apply via AJO, create a profile and submit the requested application materials.

*Note that applications can only be made via the Academic Jobs Online URL.

For more information on the Physics Division's research programs, visit

Requested application materials are: curriculum vitae and publications list; statement describing future research interests; and at least three letters of reference (no more than one reference from LBNL or UC Berkeley).

For inquiries, please contact Dominga Estrada (

LBNL is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratory managed by the University of California for the DOE Office of Science. It has an excellent benefits program, which you can read more about here: (

Berkeley Lab is an AA/EEO employer committed to the development of a safe and diverse workforce.

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No benefits information has been provided by the employer.