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Oak Ridge National Laboratory – Postdoctoral position


Oak Ridge National Laboratory –  Postdoctoral position

The Heavy Ion Reactions group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is seeking qualified candidates

For a new Postdoctoral Research Associate position to conduct experimental research and work on the

development of readout electronics for an upgrade of the Time Projection Chamber of the ALICE Experiment.


- Independently plan, design, and execute tests of advanced detector readout electronics associated with the

upgrade of the ALICE TPC

- Responsible for presenting and reporting research results and publishing scientific results in key peer

- reviewed journals in a timely manner

- Participate in the initiation of new research directions and development of research proposals

- Collaborate with other scientists and technical personnel to carry out research projects


- Ph.D. in High Energy Nuclear Physics, High Energy Physics, or closely related field required

- Must have completed all degree requirements before starting appointment, and be within five years of

Receiving doctorate.

- Strong background in all aspects of detector hardware, operations, and data analysis

- Strong experience with readout electronics, data acquisition, electronics testing and operations

- Record of publications in peer

- reviewed journals and presentations at scientific conferences

This is a temporary, full-time assignment for two years with the option to renew for a maximum of three


Questions may be sent to Tom Cormier (cormiertm at or Ken Read (readkf at

For further details and to apply, see: