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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Postdoctoral Associate, Hadron Physics Group in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Postdoctoral Associate, Hadron Physics Group

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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, Laboratory for Nuclear Science-Hadronic Physics Group, to help with the development of a high rate, scalable readout system for future nuclear physics experiments. In addition to work developing the readout system, will also participate in the other experimental projects the group is involved with such as the DarkLight experiment at JLab or work towards a future electron-ion collider, EIC.

The project offers a unique opportunity to play a leading role in the development of cutting-edge technology which will be essential for next-generation subatomic physics experiments.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a recent Ph.D. in experimental nuclear physics; and experience with and an aptitude for electronics and FPGA, GPU, or similar programming. Familiarity with VME or ATCA systems would also be an advantage. Job #13921

In addition to applying online via the MIT website, please submit a CV and cover letter and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to Douglas Hasell, MIT, 26-415, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139; or

The position will be primarily based in Cambridge, but some interaction with electronic engineers at the MIT-Bates Laboratory (approximately 20 miles north of Cambridge) will also be required.


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.