Assistant Physicist

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
To event remaining 37 days
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Government Agency
Institution/Company: 
Argonne National Laboratory
Department Name: 
High Energy Physics Division
Street Line 1: 
9700 Cass Avenue
City: 
Lemont
State/Province: 
Illinois
Zip/Postal: 
60439
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Cosmological Physics and Advanced Computing (CPAC) Group in the High Energy Physics (HEP) division at Argonne National Laboratory is seeking a highly qualified candidate in the area of cosmic microwave background (CMB) instrumentation and data analysis to contribute to current projects including SPT-3G and CMB-S4, as well as to develop future opportunities.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in physics or related fields and appropriate postdoctoral experience. Areas of technical expertise include cryogenic receiver design and operation, superconducting detector and readout system design and implementation, CMB receiver integration and commissioning, and CMB data analysis ranging from low-level processing, instrumental systematics verification to cosmological constraints. Experience with high performance computing and AI/ML expertise would be helpful. A demonstrated record of student and/or postdoctoral mentorship and proposal writing, along with strong oral and written communication skills, is highly desirable. The selected candidate will work in a highly collaborative environment within CPAC, HEP division, and Argonne National Laboratory, and with academia and other national laboratories.  CPAC hosts wide-ranging programs in theory, modeling, and simulation and in experiment and observation focusing on optical and CMB surveys, including CMB-S4, DES, DESI, Rubin Observatory’s LSST, SPHEREx, and SPT-3G.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$90000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

Argonne provides a comprehensive benefits package; full spectrum medical insurance includes partial dental and vision coverage. Relocation support would also be provided. 

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Assistant Physicists
Title: 
Assistant Physicist
Institution/Company: 
Argonne National Laboratory
Department Name: 
High Energy Physics Division
Street Line 1: 
9700 Cass Avenue
City: 
Lemont
State/Province: 
Illinois
Zip/Postal Code: 
60439
Country: 
United States of America
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
410311
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Rik Yoshida