Reference: DLNP JINR-PostDoc-2019-03
Workplace : Dzhelepov Laboratory of Nuclear Problems (DLNP JINR)
Date of publication : April, 27 2019
Type of Contract : research fellow
Contract period : 12 – 36 months taking into consideration the results achieved during the first 12 months
Expected date of employment : 1 September 2019 or earlier
Proportion of work : Full time
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : starting from 2 000 $ gross per month payed in rubles, final amount will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
13% income tax is applied in accordance with the RF regulations.
Social package: see additional information bellow
Desired level of education: PhD
Experience required 2 to 5 years of postdoctoral experience.
Participation in DLNP JINR Flagship Experiment Baikal Gigaton Volume Neutrino Telescope (50%) and in JUNO Experiment (50%).
Participation in Baikal GVD data analysis, developments of Monte-Carlo and new technologies of event reconstruction. Development and integration of neutrino and cosmic ray generators. Trigger development.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
(i) Ph.D. in high energy or nuclear physics or in closely related fields.
(ii) Experience with data analysis and knowledge of statistical techniques for data analysis.
(iii) Knowledge of astrophysical models for sources and propagation of ultra- high energy cosmic rays.
(iv) Knowledge of reactor neutrino physics.
(v) Ability to lead a group of students and work in a team.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
(i) Good experience with C/C++, Fortran, python and their integrations.
(ii) Excellence in numerical methods.
(iii) GIT and relevant tools for a team development of Baikal GVD software including unit tests, documentation.
WORKPLACE: The position will take place in a close cooperation with Baikal GVD group and with JUNO group of DLNP JINR.
Constraints and risks
The research fellow is expected to participate in campaigns of Baikal Tele- scope construction for periods up to two months per year.
During the construction phases working on weekends might be necessary. Also the research fellow is expected to participate in JUNO Detector con- struction, commissioning, data analysis and collaboration meetings which will require regular missions to China.
Consideration of applications will begin June 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Prof. Dr. Dmitry V.Naumov
Application should include a CV, list of publications and three letters of refer- ence.
Social package offered by JINR:
The employer offers free health insurance covering medical service in the frame of the Russian compulsory medical insurance system.
The employer will pay no pension insurance.
The employer can offer accommodation in its own apartments (one-, two- or three-room flat depending on the number of family members) in the limits of availability and the laboratory can partly offset the rent ex- penses.
Half price access to the JINR Olympic-size swimming pool and prefer- ential access to the sport infrastructure of JINR.
Short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview, remotely, or in person.