Los Alamos National Laboratory Neutrino Post Bachelor Student in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The Nuclear and Particle Physics and Applications Group is looking for a Post-Baccalaureatestudent to work with our scientific staff onresearch projects associated with the group’s neutrino research efforts, both experimental and theoretical. The selected candidate will work in the field of neutrino physics developing calibration systems for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) and related analysis work. The candidate will also work on the expected signals for supernovae neutrinos at DUNE.
Our group iscomposed of people with a broad base of skills exploring both fundamental physics questions and practical applications of nuclear and particle physics. Our group includes scientists, engineers, technologists and technicians, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate, undergraduate, high school student interns, and support personnel.The candidate will be working in a team environment with some combination of staff, post-docs and other students.
The successful candidate will be expected to do the following:
Perform technical work in a laboratory environment and theoretical/analysis work as needed to support our research efforts
Document work performed during the post-baccalaureate tenure
Maintain a safe and secure working environment.
Work as a team member with direction from your P-25 mentor.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Completion of a Bachelor’s degree within thepast 3 years or soon to be completed, with a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
A degree which can be applied to the research of the group. (typically, science, math or computer degree)
Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
Good interpersonal communication skills.
Experience and/or education in the field of neutrino physics
Experience with computers and data analysis.
Strong undergraduate training in quantum
Completion of a Bachelor’s degree within the past 3 years or soon to be completed, with accumulative GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Note to Applicants:
Candidates must submit a transcript, cover letter, and resume along with their application.
Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
§ Dental and vision insurance
§ Free basic life and disability insurance
§ Paid maternity and parental leave
§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs
§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
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Vacancy Name: IRC82609
Organization Name P-3/Nuclear and Particle Physics and Applications
Req ID: IRC82609
Category: Student - Post Bachelor