Associate Research Scientist

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Archive Date: 
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Other
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Columbia University
Department Name: 
Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory
Street Line 1: 
550 W120th Street
Street Line 2: 
1027 Pupin Hall
Street Line 3: 
MC 5247
City: 
New York
State/Province: 
NY
Zip/Postal: 
10027
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Columbia University Astrophysics Laboratory (CAL) is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and experienced scientist at the rant of Associate Research Scientist to work on the XENON Dark Matter experiment, led by Professor Elena Aprile. Currently, a new experiment, XENONnT, with a 8.4 ton liquid xenon time projection chamber (LXeTPC) is under construction at the Laboratori Nazionali of Gran Sasso (Italy). The successful candidate, as member of the Aprile’s group at CAL, is expected to spend long periods of time at the Gran Sasso Underground Laboratory in Italy during the commissioning of the XENONnT experiment and subsequent data taking. She/he will also play an important role in the analysis of XENONnT data for dark matter searches. The successful candidate will have A Ph.D. in Physics, a minimum of two years of postdoctoral experience with dual phase xenon time projection chambers for dark matter search. Demonstrated experience in cryogenic and purification technologies for liquid xenon, experience with the operation of cryogenic and purification systems for LXe detectors, at least three years of experience in high energy physics software development and analysis, proficiency with object-oriented computing languages (python and C++), and demonstrated expertise with statistical data analysis and Monte Carlo simulations are required.  Demonstrated written and oral communication skills are highly desirable.  The expected start date for this position is on or around June 1, 2019.  Questions regarding this position can be sent to age@astro.columbia.edu. The application review process will begin immediately.  Applicants must submit a Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications), a research statement that should not exceed three pages, and arrange to have three reference contacts. Applications will be considered only after all of the requested material has been received.  To apply for this position you must apply by going to the following link:

http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/2668

Columbia University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Included Benefits: 

Please refer to Columbia University Benefits in Brief: https://humanresources.columbia.edu/benefits, cost depends upon salary. 

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, May 31, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Trudy Reyes
Title: 
Admnistrative Coordiantor
Institution/Company: 
Columbia University
Department Name: 
Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory
Street Line 1: 
550 West 120th Street
Street Line 2: 
1027 Pupin Hall
Street Line 3: 
MC 5247
City: 
New york
State/Province: 
NY
Zip/Postal Code: 
10027
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
212-854-4510
FAX: 
212-854-8121
Email: 
trudy@astro.columbia.edu
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
2668
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Professor Aprile
Subject: 
Associate Research Scientist Position
Email: 
age@astro.columbia.edu