Postdoctoral Research Assistant - ATLAS




U. Oxford (main)


Mrs Sue Geddes

Closing Date:


Deadline: June 7th, 2022


Postdoctoral Research Assistant - ATLAS

Particle Physics, Denys Wilkinson Building, Keble Road, Oxford, OX1 3RH.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Particle Physics.

The post is available initially for a fixed-term duration of 3 years, with a possibility of renewal.

This project will focus on the exploration of the Higgs sector at the ATLAS experiment using the upcoming LHC Run 3 data. The
postholder will be joining one of the largest and most prominent groups on the ATLAS experiment. We also play a major role in
the construction of the new silicon tracker (ITK) for the HL-LHC.

The successful candidate will take a leading role in one or more of the Higgs analyses in which the Oxford group is focussed.
They will participate in the supervision of graduate students and contribute significantly to the agreed ATLAS maintenance and

Applicants should hold, or be close to completion of, a PhD/DPhil in physics or a related field, and ideally have a strong background in data analysis. Previous experience in Higgs Physics will be an advantage, but is not required. Previous experience with muon ID, b-tagging, or the development of silicon detectors will also be an advantage.

Candidates are expected to be confident in programming in C++ and demonstrate excellent communication skills. Candidates should be self-motivated, able to motivate and guide the work of others, able to work collaboratively as part of a diverse team, and should demonstrate a willingness to learn new skills.

The post will be based in Geneva, Switzerland or in Oxford according to the preference of the successful candidate. When based
in Oxford, teaching duties of up to 3 hours per week during University term may be required.

Informal enquiries about this post may be made to Daniela Bortoletto, Daniela.bortoletto@physics.ox.ac.uk and

Only applications received promptly by 12:00 noon UK time on 7 June 2022 can be considered. Please read the “Person
Specification and Job Description” before preparing your application. You will be required to upload a Curriculum Vita, a
description of research experience and interests and the names and addresses of three referees as part of your online
application. In addition, you should arrange for the three letters of reference to be sent to sue.geddes@physics.ox.ac.uk by the
closing date. Applications are acknowledged but not reference letters.

Contact Person : Mrs Sue Geddes
Vacancy ID : 157326
Contact Phone : 01865 273353
Contact Email : sue.geddes@physics.ox.ac.uk
Closing Date & Time :07-Jun-2022 12:00 noon
Salary (£) : £33,309-£40,927 per annum

Contact: Mrs Sue Geddes

Letters of Reference should be sent to: sue.geddes@physics.ox.ac.uk