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Postdoctoral Research Associate


Apply now Job no: 508680
Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: College of Science

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Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

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About the Opportunity:

Two-year Postdoctoral Research Associate position in the Department of Physics..

Responsibilities:

Applications are invited for a two-year postdoc position for astrophysics projects, SuperCDMS, GAPS, and/or GRAMS. SuperCDMS (Cryogenic Dark Matter Search) is a direct dark matter search experiment located at SNOLAB in Canada. The early operation at the Cryogenic Underground TEst (CUTE) facility in SNOLAB is already started. GAPS is a balloon-based indirect dark matter search with antinuclei. The first GAPS (General Antiparticle Spectrometer) science flight from the antarctic is scheduled in 2022/2023. GRAMS (Gamma-Ray and AntiMatter Survey) is a proposed balloon/satellite mission for targeting MeV gamma-ray observations and antimatter-based indirect dark matter searches. We are currently building a prototype detector, MinGRAMS, at Northeastern University.

Qualifications:

We seek candidates with research experience in instrumentation development with noble element and semiconductor detectors and data analysis for astrophysics projects. The successful candidate will lead  the  data  analysis  for  SuperCDMS  and  GAPS  while  engaging  in   the   LArTPC detector development for GRAMS.

Candidates for the position must have a Ph.D. in Physics, Astrophysics, or a related field. At least two years of lab experience with noble element and/or semiconductor detector development is preferred for this position. Must be a team player and have strong  communication  skills  with abilities to complete tasks.

 

Candidates for the position must have a Ph.D. in Physics, Astrophysics, or a related field. At least two years of lab experience with noble element and/or semiconductor detector development is preferred for this position. Must be a team player and have strong  communication  skills  with abilities to complete tasks.


Preferred Qualifications:

 

 

Salary Grade:

 10

Additional Information:

In the Northeastern University College of Science, we embrace a culture of respect, where each person is valued for their contribution and is treated fairly. We oppose all forms of racism. We support a culture that does not tolerate any form of discrimination and where each person may belong. As a College, we strive to have a diverse membership, one where each person is trained and mentored to promote their success.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

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