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Post Doc Research Associate

Purdue University Northwest
Hammond, Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 11, 2024

Job Details

Position Profile

Purdue University Northwest, located in Hammond and Westville, Indiana is inviting applications for a post-doctoral research associate position in experimental high energy physics to work on the CMS experiment at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. The group has played a leadership role in the construction of the CMS Forward Pixel Detector at the Silicon Detector Facility at Fermilab and in developing its geometry description for simulation and the CMS Alignment and Calibration Database group. We are involved with the HL-LHC upgrades of the Forward Pixel Detector, activities of the LHC Physics Center (LPC) at Fermilab and physics analysis in the New Searches Beyond the Standard Model sectors. The successful candidate is expected to work on the design and construction of the CMS Tracker Forward Pixel Detector (TFPX) and to complete physics analyses using collision data from the CMS detector. Experience in Pixel/Tracker detector software/hardware, and physics analyses will be preferred.


Ph.D. in experimental particle physics or equivalent experience.

Application Process

Applicants should submit their curriculum-vitae, a publication list, a statement describing their research accomplishments and interests along with three letters of reference. Applications must be submitted electronically to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Additional Information

For further inquiries, please contact Prof. Neeti Parashar at

Visit our web site for additional information about the University. For information regarding our excellent benefits package, visit . Employment is contingent upon completion of successful background check.

Purdue University Northwest is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Employee Class
Post Doc

Career Stream
Post Graduate

Benefits Eligibility

FLSA Status


Purdue University Northwest

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university located in Northwest Indiana that is dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community.

PNW sits between Chicago’s skyscrapers and Lake Michigan’s sandy shores. Diverse, hardworking, and innovative, we’re where academic excellence meets real-world experience. At PNW, students from next door and students from halfway across the world come together to learn, grow, and connect.

At Purdue University Northwest, we go beyond the classroom, walking the extra mile with students to empower confidence and encourage real-world experiences. We push beyond the boundaries of innovation to drive engagement and make an impact in Northwest Indiana and the world at large.

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