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Research Fellow in Experimental Particle Physics

Salary:   £42,792 to £49,553
Closing Date:   Wednesday 02 December 2020
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  A3121

To work on hardware development for experiments in particle physics. The Lancaster EPP group is working on the upgrade of the ATLAS silicon pixel detector for the High Luminosity-LHC at CERN and on long baseline neutrino physics experiments. You should have a strong interest in hardware development and are expected to contribute to R&D of both projects.

A PhD or equivalent in experimental particle physics or a related area is required. You should have experience in hardware development in the area of silicon detectors or data acquisition.

You will join us on an indefinite contract however, the role remains contingent on external funding which, at this time is for 24 months.

Lancaster’s Department of Physics was ranked second in the UK for world-leading research output (REF2014) and sixth in the Complete University Guide for 2020.

We are strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our department.

Informal inquiries can be made to Harald Fox, (

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.


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