Staff Scientist - Experimental Particle or Nuclear Physics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Scientific/Technical Staff
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Stanford University
Menlo Park
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Staff Scientist - Experimental Particle or Nuclear Physics


The SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory invites applicants for a position in Experimental Particle or Nuclear Physics with our group on the nEXO neutrinoless double beta decay experiment. This position will be at the level of Staff Scientist or Senior Staff Scientist, commensurate with the qualifications of the candidate. Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent), extensive postdoctoral experience and a demonstrated record of excellence in research. The ideal candidate will be capable of assuming a leadership role in the nEXO project and science.


The laboratory setting offers interactions with the vibrant scientific program at SLAC, encompassing a wide range of experimental and theoretical fundamental physics, including groups pursuing research in proton collider physics with ATLAS, dark matter searches with HPS, LZ, and SuperCDMS, neutrino oscillations at the Fermilab Short Baseline Neutrino program (MicroBooNE and ICARUS) and DUNE, and dark energy with DESI and LSST. From the nEXO standpoint, SLAC is geographically located in close proximity of the groups on the Stanford campus and at Lawrence Livermore National Lab, providing opportunities for synergistic activities. The SLAC liquid nobles test platform also provides significant LXe detector development and testing capabilities.


Interested candidates should submit their applications online at


Please include a statement of research interests, CV, publication list, and at least three references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but must be received by November 15, 2019 to ensure full consideration. Questions should be directed to the Chairs of the Search Committee, Hiro Tanaka ( or Aaron Roodman (


SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All staff at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. SLAC is an E-Verify employer.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 15, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, November 15, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
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Chairs of the Search Committee, Hiro Tanaka or Aaron Roodman