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Postdoctoral Research Associate
William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia
Date Posted 08/30/2021
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Information

Present Position Number F0063W
Role Title Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position Title Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position Summary
The Experimental Nuclear Physics group lead by Prof. David Armstrong in the Department of Physics at William & Mary invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate beginning as early as November 10, 2021. The position is for three years, renewable each year based on performance and funding availability.
The successful candidate will be expected to make significant contributions to the development of the MOLLER project at Jefferson Laboratory. MOLLER is a parity-violating electron scattering experiment in preparation for Hall A at Jefferson Laboratory, with a goal to search for new physics beyond the Standard Model at the TeV scale. The work will involve simulation, design, construction, and testing of hardware for the experiment and planning for the execution of the experiment. Duties may also include supervising and coordinating the work of other researchers including graduate and undergraduate students.  
Required Qualifications
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in experimental nuclear or particle physics or a closely related field by the starting date, and have expertise in an area relevant to the group’s research program. These include experimental hardware, data acquisition, analysis and simulations.
Preferred Qualifications
Familiarity with electron scattering experimental techniques including GEM detectors, C++, GEANT4 and related CERN library software.
Conditions of Employment
All staff and faculty must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Proof of vaccination must be provided on the employee’s first day of employment.  If an accommodation is needed, please contact Human Resources
Department 3KE710 Physics Dept
Location William & Mary
Job Open Date 08/29/2021
Review Begin Date 10/01/2021
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Category Instructional Faculty
Special Application Instructions
Background Check Statement
William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.
EEO Statement
William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Benefits Summary Statement
William & Mary offers our employees a full array of benefits including retirement, health insurance with options for expanded dental and vision along with group and optional life insurance with coverage for spouse and children, flexible spending accounts, and an EAP (Employee Assistance Program).
Our employees enjoy additional university benefits such as educational assistance, professional development, wellness benefits, and a robust holiday schedule. All employees have access to fitness facilities on campus. Staff members also have access to the university libraries, and much more. To learn more, go to:

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