Research Scientist - Experimental Neutrino Physics

Vancouver, B.C., Canada
May 04 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

TRIUMF is Canada's particle accelerator centre, and one of the world's leading laboratories for particle and nuclear physics and accelerator-based science. We are an international centre for discovery and innovation, advancing fundamental, applied, and interdisciplinary research for science, medicine, and business.

We are currently accepting applications for a tenure-track Research Scientist position. We invite applications from outstanding scientists who have a proven track record in neutrino physics, the desire to attract and mentor postdocs and graduate students, and the ability to establish an effective research program.   

The successful candidate will be expected to play a leading role in the long baseline neutrino physics program at TRIUMF, in collaboration with university and international partners.  TRIUMF is a major contributor to the on-going neutrino physics program in Japan, T2K, as well as to proposed projects E61 (NuPRISM) and Hyper-Kamiokande.

Applicants for this position must possess:

  • A PhD in particle, particle-astrophysics, or nuclear physics
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills
  • Effective presentation and planning skills
  • Critical scientific thought; effective problem solving and experimental strategy skills
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent relationship building skills, and the ability to function effectively in a team environment

This is a full-time TRIUMF Board Appointed tenure-track appointment, and is considered equivalent to a faculty position at a Canadian university. This appointment will be at the equivalent rank of an Assistant Professor, but in exceptional cases other levels can be considered.

Applications should include a statement of research accomplishments and interests, and arrange for at least 3 referees to submit reference letters directly to the email contact below.

TRIUMF offers a comprehensive benefits package and a competitive starting salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is located at the TRIUMF campus. TRIUMF offers a creative, diverse and inclusive team environment, located on the campus of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC.

All qualified applicants will be given serious consideration, and in the case of equal qualifications, preference will be given to a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

TRIUMF is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace, and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Please submit your complete application package by email to and include the following in one complete PDF file:

Applications will be accepted until 2018-05-31