Research Associate in Experimental Particle Physics




King's Coll. London


Francesca Di Lodovico

Closing Date:


Deadline: November 30th, 2021


A vacancy for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work on the Hyper-Kamiokande (design and R&D) Experiment located in Japan. The postholder will take a leading role in the photosensor system for the Outer Detector of the experiment.  The postdoc would also be able to contribute to the Super-Kamiokande experiment as relevant for Hyper-Kamiokande. 
The role requires undertaking research investigations in collaboration with the members of the experimental particles and astroparticle group in order to realise the objectives and development of the research programme of the current experiments.
Skills will be required to make significant contributions to these experiments and will involve R&D, software/computing, analysis.
Applicants should have, or be about to gain, a PhD in experimental particle physics and have substantial experience of active participation in a particle physics experiment. Hardware skills and good knowledge of C++ are highly desirable. The post will be located at Kings College London at the Strand Campus, but will require periods at the experimental facilities at J-PARC and Kamioka in Japan for meetings and hardware-related activities.

Contact: Francesca Di Lodovico

Letters of Reference should be sent to: francesca.di_lodovico@kcl.ac.uk