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The Department of Physics has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Scientists/Engineer3 performing Experimental Particle Physics (EPE) research using the ATLAS detector at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC). This research focuses on searches for physics Beyond the Standard Model (BSM), measurement of the Higgs self-coupling from non-resonant Higgs pair production and development of the fast simulation for the ATLAS calorimeter. This position will be located in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Research Scientist/Engineer 3 will work under limited supervision of the PI and play a leading role in the operation of this exciting research. Key responsibilities of the position will include: organizing the operations of the experiment, monitor personnel and hardware at CERN site. The work will be performed in a stimulating atmosphere in close collaboration with faculty, students, engineers, and the wider multi-institution international CERN community. To be successful in this position, the candidate must be highly motivated with a track record of productive research, exemplified by publications and presentations, and willing to work in a highly collaborative, open environment. This position is suited for someone who enjoys-, scientific writing, mastering new skills, multi-tasking and working in a team environment.
Oversee statistical data analysis and collection operations.
Design data analysis protocols and prepare data for analysis and perform analysis.
Lead in development, design, and validation of data collection and analysis tools.
Produce summary and interpretive reports based on evaluation data and other pertinent information.
Oversee UW graduate students located at CERN.
Co-lead the Beyond the Standard Model Higgs subgroup of the LHC Higgs group.
Oversee undergraduate physics student’s lab work.
Perform related duties as required.
Master’s degree in Physics plus 5 years’ experience working in a research lab, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge and experience of C++, Python, and Root software
Strong understanding of Beyond the Standard Model Higgs physics and familiarity with ATLAS software.
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