Physics and Astronomy
Research Fellow: Construction and Data Analysis of CHIPS experiment
The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £35,328 – £42,701 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
The HEP group at UCL Dept of Physics. The aim of the project is Construction and Data Analysis of CHIPS experiment.
The successful applicant will: contribute to the construction of the CHIPS detector modules, the development of data acquisition and triggering systems, drafting and submitting of papers to peer reviewed journals; prepare progress reports on research for funding bodies as required and to contribute to the overall activities of the research team and department as required. The applicant must be willing to spend several months-long stretches in N.Minnesota.
This position is funded for 2 years in the first instance.
The successful applicant will have a PhD/D.Phil in Particle or Astroparticle Physics.
Ability to analyse and write up data and to present complex information effectively to a range of audiences Effective written and verbal communication skills Experience of working collaboratively in a research environment Commitment to high quality research Commitment to UCL’s policy of equal opportunity and the ability to work harmoniously with colleagues and students of all cultures and backgrounds.
Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (salary £30,922-£32,607 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis.
For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to https://www.ucl.ac.uk/human-resources/working-ucl/jobs-ucl and search on Reference Number 1796397
Candidates will need to upload a CV (including a list of publications), a statement of research interests and plans (3 pages maximum), and the contact information for three references. A cover letter can be included using the "Statement in Support of your Application" section of the online form. Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be emailed to Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org by the application deadline.
If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Khadija Bouzgan, email@example.com. Informal enquiries regarding the vacancy can be made to Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org (Tel: +44 7919107359/ +1 512 633 7253)
Closing Date: 1 May 2019
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.
Interview Date: TBC
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