Job ID 3620 Date posted 02/14/2023
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The Cold QCD Group in the Physics Department at BNL is focused on the cold QCD / spin program at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), the world's only polarized proton collider. With the recent successful completion of the STAR Forward Upgrade, we have built a strong physics program around the multidimensional structure of the proton and related topics of Quantum Chromodynamics. The group is closely linked to the operation of the STAR experiment with responsibilities of several subsystems, specifically the Forward Calorimeters and global detectors. In addition, we provide the online support for the Polarimeters which is vital for the success of the whole RHIC program. We also have close connections to the local theory group as well as the Collider/Accelerator Department and serve as host for many students and postdocs from collaborating universities, during RHIC operations and beyond. BNL has been chosen as the site for the construction of the Electron-Ion Collider (EIC) and the group has close ties to the experimental part of the EIC Project.
The Cold QCD Group in the Physics Department has an opening for a scientist to join the ongoing efforts in the RHIC Cold QCD program. You will be expected to take a leading role in the activities of the group with responsibilities in the STAR collaboration and the RHIC polarimeters. We have recently collected significant data sets with polarized high-energy proton collisions and expect to continue to collect more in the upcoming years with a wide range of unique observables and possible analyses. In addition, you will have the opportunity to mentor and train students and postdocs in an international and multicultural environment, which will be growing from RHIC to EIC in the near future.
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