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Research Fellow (102481-119)

Full time, fixed term contract until 30 September 2023 (Subject to review after the first year).

The Elementary Particle Physics Group at the University of Warwick seeks to appoint an outstanding individual to join its effort on Super-Kamiokande, Hyper-Kamiokande and other next generation water Cherenkov experiments. The Warwick group is actively involved in physics analysis at Super-Kamiokande and Hyper-Kamiokande as well as ANNIE and has strong interests in supernova and Gd based neutrino neutron interaction studies of multiplicity and cross-section.

The group also has a leading role in research and development of a number of calibration systems for multiple next generation neutrino detectors and pioneering advanced data acquisition (DAQ) and triggering systems for the Hyper-Kamiokande, ANNIE, IWCD, WCTE and NE1 experiments.

It is expected that you will contribute to several aspects of the group's activities in particular the development of its relic supernova measurements at Super-Kamiokande / Hyper-Kamiokande and hardware related roles in DAQ, triggering or calibration.

You should have, or should be about to obtain, a PhD in experimental particle physics or another relevant subject. You will have a good grounding in and general knowledge of particle physics. Experience of hardware, instrumentation and modern data analysis techniques for particle physics experiments would be welcomed, as would good working knowledge of C++. You will be an excellent communicator capable of working effectively both independently and as part of a research team. You will possess excellent planning and time management skills to ensure your research objectives are achieved effectively.

If you have not yet been awarded your PhD but are near submission or have recently submitted your PhD, any offers of employment will be made as Research Assistant on level 5 of the University grade structure (£26,715). Upon successful award of your PhD and evidence of this fact, you will be promoted to Research Fellow on the first point of the level 6 of the University grade structure (£30,942).

Interested candidates are encouraged to direct informal inquiries to Dr. Benjamin Richards (

Thu 05 Dec 2019, 12:07 | Tags: Research, EPP