Research Associate

University of Bristol
32548.00 - 36613.00 GBP Annual
12 Oct 2017
30 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the position of Research Associate in the Particle Physics Group of the School of Physics at the University of Bristol ( to work on the DUNE experiment (

The Bristol group plays a leading role in developing the DAQ system for DUNE. The post holder would play a central part in this effort, developing and evaluating DAQ electronics and data compression algorithms. This includes the use of simulated and prototype data to evaluate the effect of the DAQ design choices on DUNE physics analyses. There will also be opportunities to analyse protoDUNE data and to contribute to the development of the DUNE physics analysis programme.

This position is funded through the DUNE pre-construction grant which ends in Sep 2019; given recent announcements ( we are optimistic about follow-up funding.

The application deadline is 12 Nov 2017. Interviews are expected to be held the following week. Please apply via our online system (see ). Please provide three references by the same deadline (ask your referees to send them ). The start of the employment contract is negotiable, but we hope to fill the position as soon as possible, preferentially in Dec.