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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Experimental High Energy Physics

Monash University
Melbourne, Australia
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16 Jul 2024

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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: $80,464 - $109,203 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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We value difference and diversity , and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That’s why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

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 '.


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