Monash University

Monash University

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Experimental High Energy Physics

Australia

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Experimental High Energy Physics

Job No.: 663774

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 2-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $78,120 - $106,022 pa Level A (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Work as part of the COMET collaboration
  • Searching for Charged Lepton Flavour Violation
  • Seeking outstanding candidates in Experimental High Energy Physics
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    Together with our commitment to academic freedom, you will have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure, world class teaching spaces, and international collaboration opportunities.

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    The Opportunity

    We seek an experimental particle physicist to work as part of the Monash team within the COMET collaboration. COMET is searching for Charged Lepton Flavour Violation and is based at the JPARC facility in Japan.

    The Research Fellow will be based at Monash, but work with members of the collaboration on the final preparation of the COMET experiment for its initial Phase I running, as well as first operation the of the experiment.

    The Research Fellow will be expected to make significant contributions to the commissioning of the Phase I detector, present results at major conferences and workshops, and assist in the supervision of PhD and honours students in the School.

    The role demands demonstrable scientific creativity and an exceptional technical knowledge of experimental particle physics. The incumbent is expected to conduct independent research in experimental particle physics at the highest international levels and translate research outcomes into high impact publications.

    The School of Physics and Astronomy is strongly committed to improving the diversity of our staff and students, and promoting a culture of equality, fairness, respect and openness. In 2015 the School received a Bronze Pleiades Award - Recognising Commitment to Advancing Women in Astronomy. This is an important first step in affirming women within the School, one that we can build upon, as the University engages in addressing the Athena Swan Charter. Consequently, women are especially encouraged to apply for this position

    Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

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    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments. This includes supporting parents.

    Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre- employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

    Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'.

    Enquiries

    Personal Assistant to the Dean, Faculty of Science, science-deans- [email protected]

    Position Description

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Experimental High Energy Physics

    Closing Date

    Thursday 30 May 2024, 11:55pm AEST

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    Job details

    Title

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Experimental High Energy Physics

    Employer

    Monash University

    Location

    Australia

    Published

    May 02, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 30, 2024

    Job type

    Postdoc

    Field

    Physics,Space Science

    About the employer

    Monash University 

    Monash University Is the largest university in Australia, ranked in the world's top 100 and a member of the prestigious Group of Eight.  We're named after Sir John Monash, and fuelled by his desire for our students to leave here with a greater sense of purpose, and the skills and confidence to create positive change. 

    In under 60 years, we've grown from a single campus into an education and research powerhouse with a presence on four continents, committed to the challenges of the age.

    Our work is making an impact all over the world, from bringing clean water to villages in Africa to creating new life-saving medicines.

    An international experience

    With four Australian campuses, one in Malaysia and over 100 international partners, we're making a difference on a global scale.  You'll have access to more research collaborations, more global partnerships, and a greater choice of overseas opportunities.  

    All Monash courses have an international focus, whether you take subjects on global issues, participate in study abroad programs, or learn alongside students from diverse cultures.  Monash prepares you for the global workforce - you can start your degree in Australia, and continue your studies in Italy, Malaysia, India, China, or any of our 100 partner institutions worldwide.

    A recognised world leader in research

    We're active in over 150 fields of research across our 10 faculties, in areas as diverse as additive manufacturing, drug development, domestic violence and sustainable design. Many ideas developed at Monash - such as a new Malaria vaccine and 3D-printed engines - have been commercialised and are making a difference to the world we live in.

    Partnerships in industry and government

    Home to various precincts of innovation, we foster collaboration across traditional and unexpected disciplines.  We build teams and form links, we bring together diverse minds - researchers, companies, businesses and technology - creating knowledge hubs of the future.

    Plenty of options

    Our large range of courses allows you to match your studies with your ambitions.  Monash University offers one of the largest range of degrees in Australia, including over 140 innovative double degree options, bachelor, master and PhD degrees.

    Scholarships 

    We believe everyone should have the opportunity to make their mark on the world, which is why we offer over 200 different types of scholarships  for new and current students. They take care of everything from course fees to travel and accommodation. Our scholarships aren’t just reserved for those with the best academic track record – we provide support for disadvantaged students as well.

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