This position will be in Dr. Brian Keating’s group in the Physics Department of UC San Diego. The group focuses on observations of the cosmic microwave background (CMB). The research in this position will be focused on developing the Small Aperture Telescopes (SATs) of the Simons Observatory where one of the SATs is being built at San Diego/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. The SATs have compact refractive optics with a 42 cm diameter aperture. The 100 mK focal planes are instrumented with Horn- or Planar-Antenna-Coupled, dichroic, Transition-Edge Sensor (TES) bolometer arrays. The TESes are readout using a microwave MUX system.
Basic qualifications: (Required at the time of application)
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree or be in the process of obtaining a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree at the time of application.
Additional qualifications: (Required by start date)
- Candidates must have obtained their Ph.D. or equivalent international degree by the start date of the job.
- Candidates should have no more than three years of previous postdoctoral experience.
A Ph.D. in Physics in experimental cosmology. Expertise in cryogenics, optics, TES detectors, multiplexed readout, and data analysis is desirable.
Salary and Benefits:
(full-time, 100% rate). Starting salary will be commensurate with experience.
This position is in a represented bargaining unit.
This position will remain open until filled.
Please direct questions to Brian Keating, firstname.lastname@example.org or Kam Arnold, email@example.com
- Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
- Cover Letter
- Statement of Research
- Publications List
- 2-3 required (contact information only)
La Jolla, CA
SO institutions are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For additional information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a postdoc appointment position
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