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Postdoctoral Position in High Energy Physics

Caltech's experimental high energy physics Mu2e/LDMX group has an opening for a Postdoctoral Scholar position. Depending on experience, an appointment as a Senior Postdoctoral Scholar may be possible. The Mu2e (muon-to-electron conversion) experiment at Fermilab is a search for physics beyond the standard model by looking for the charged lepton flavor violating process µ → e in the field of a nucleus. Mu2e is under construction, with physics data expected in 2025. Caltech contributes to Mu2e especially on the CsI electromagnetic calorimeter, but in several other areas as well, including planning for an eventual upgrade to Mu2e, called Mu2e-II.

The LDMX (Light Dark Matter Experiment) experiment at SLAC is a search for accelerator-produced hidden dark sector particles. LDMX is in the proposal stage. We are heavily engaged in the design and R&D for this experiment, which is expected to be constructed on a three-year timescale upon approval.

Candidates should submit a CV and statement of research interests as well as arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to Professors David Hitlin ([email protected]) and Frank Porter ([email protected]).

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