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Research Scientist

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Research Scientist
Department Physics & Astronomy
Job Location Multiple Locations
Job Type Full-Time
Job Description

Conduct research in Muon g-2 operations, maintenance and analysis.

Job Responsibilities

Perform research in Muon g-2
Record results of research
Write and/or publish research results

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in Experimental Particle Physics
and five years of postdoctoral research experience.

Special instructions to applicants
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Work Schedule
If part-time, specific number of hours per week
Published Salary $56,560
Exceptional Employment Benefits

The University of Mississippi is proud to offer a comprehensive salary and generous benefits package. Benefits include employer-paid portions of medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. In addition, the UM retirement program includes an employer contribution. UM offers generous paid holiday time off, personal (vacation) and medical leave for most employees – staff members accrue personal and medical leave based on their years of service. UM was named the state’s healthiest workplace among all Mississippi colleges and universities and offers wellness programs. For eight consecutive years, UM has been recognized as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education. For information about our employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview (

Job Open Date 09/27/2017
Employee Category Professional / Administrative
Employee Designation Temporary Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this particular job opening?
    • University of Mississippi website
    • Print ad/newspaper
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • WIN Job Center/MDES Jobs Website
    • Professional meeting or conference
    • Professional journal and through a professional organization
    • Professional list service
    • Listed at historically black or predominately minority college or university
    • Predominately minority-targeted publication
    • Other institution/laboratory/program
    • Referred by a friend who is an employee of the University
    • I am a current employee
  2. * Do you have at least five years of postdoctoral research experience?
    • yes
    • no
  3. * Do you have a PhD in experimental particle physics?
    • yes
    • no

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1, provided by applicants
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2, provided by applicants
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3, provided by applicants