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Research Associate Physics 9/10/2016

Brookhaven National Laboratory Upton, NY

Company
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
808
AJE Ref #
576130476
Location
Upton, NY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Doctoral Degree

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Position Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The position will involve heavy-ion research with the ATLAS experiment at the LHC and also work toward the anticipated sPHENIX experiment at RHIC, with approximately a 50/50 balance of effort between the two. The focus of both will be multi-scale observables as a way to investigate the dynamics underlying the properties of the quark-gluon plasma.

Position Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Must have a Ph.D. nuclear physics.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

* Strong computing and/or detector skills and a strong track record of excellent physics research in relevant areas.


Other Information (Security Clearance, drivers license, use of private car, location, travel requirements)

* BNL policy requires that research associate appointments be made to individuals who have received their doctorate within the past five years.

* Requires travel, including foreign travel.

Environmental, Health, and Safety Considerations:

Note: ES&H requirements that need to be considered when evaluating all candidates (i.e. lifting of 30 pounds; the ability to run a mile; successfully pass a stress test, climb a ladder or more, etc. (Only essential functions).

At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes but is not limited to:

* Medical Plans

* Vacation

* Holidays

* Dental Plans

* Life Insurance

* 401(k) Plan

* On site Child Development Center, Swimming Pool, Weight room Tennis Courts, and many other employee perks and benefits

We invite you to consider Brookhaven National Laboratory for employment. To be considered for this position, please apply online at BNL Careers and enter the job title into the Keyword Search.

Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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