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Oak Ridge National Laboratory – Research Associate position


The Heavy Ion Reactions group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is seeking qualified candidates
for a new Research Associate position to conduct experimental research in heavy ion nuclear physics and
coordinate operation of the Electromagnetic Calorimeter of the ALICE Experiment at CERN.
- Coordinate operation of the ALICE Electromagnetic Calorimeter (EMCal/ DCal)
- Responsible for conducting independent research with the ALICE Experiment, reporting research
results, and publishing scientific results in key peer-reviewed journals in a timely manner
- Collaborate with other scientists and technical personnel to carry out research projects
- Participate in the initiation of new research directions and development of research proposals
- 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 readout electronics, detector hardware and operations, and data
- Record of publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific conferences
The initial appointment is a temporary 24 month assignment in Geneva, Switzerland. Questions may be
sent to Tom Cormier (cormiertm at or Ken Read (readkf at For further details and to
apply, see: