Neutrino Physics

Pennsylvania U.

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Application deadline:
Contact: Christopher Mauger (
Job category: Postdoc/Fellowship
Research field:
Astrophysics, High Energy Physics - Experiment, Nuclear Experiment
ID: 3729


The experimental particle physics group at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in neutrino physics. Penn leads several efforts on CAPTAIN, DUNE and MINERvA. Together with the PIs, the successful candidates will work on a coherent subset of the efforts in the group. The candidates will become expert on one or more aspects of the hardware and will lead an area of the physics analysis.

The Cryogenic Apparatus for Precision Tests of Argon Interactions with Neutrinos (CAPTAIN) program addresses issues in medium-energy neutrino and low-energy neutrino physics crucial for the success of the DUNE experiment.  The MINERVA experiment at Fermilab has been running and producing physics for several years. The Penn group is new to MINERvA and seeks to focus on analyses with final states that include neutrons. Our interests on DUNE are many, ranging from hardware to low and high-energy physics analysis. 

The candidates will have the opportunity to lead an area of the commissioning of the CAPTAIN detector, carry out data analysis on MINERvA, and incorporate strategies from the CAPTAIN and MINERvA programs into DUNE. 

Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae, list of publications, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Professor Christopher Mauger, (cmauger@ Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.