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Fellow (Post Doc)

Apply now Department: 3670020220 Physics
Job no: 514148
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Other
Worksite: Remote required (must reside in US)
Categories: Research / Scientific / Grants, Natural / Quantitative Sciences
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The experimental high-energy physics group at Kansas State University invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow position working on the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment and Mu2e experiment at Fermilab. The group has significant instrumentation involvement in both experiments. The successful candidate is expected to be able to perform independent particle physics research and play a significant role in detector construction activities and detector operations.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:


Worksite Options:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

This position requires remote worksite. The employee is expected to maintain a home office or other approved location (in accordance with university policy) from which they would work. An employee who is working remotely must reside within the United States in order to comply with all federal and state laws, filings, or tax requirements.


Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements.  Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.


What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in experimental particle physics by the date of appointment.
  • Research experience in high-energy physics data analysis.
  • Ability to perform particle physics research independently.

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Experience with design, construction, and operation of scientific instrumentation; experience in experimental neutrino or muon physics.
  • Experience in hardware.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Current CV that includes list of publications.
  2. Cover letter with statement of research interest.
  3. Three letters of recommendation (at minimum).

Screening of Applications Begins:


Immediately and continues until position is filled.


Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

47,476.00 - 55,400.00 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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