Graduate Position, McGill University – nEXO

Graduate Position, McGill University – nEXO

A photo of the Andromeda Galaxy. Photo credit: Bryan Goff.

This position represents an open-ended call for applicants. Applications and communications from qualified, interested candidates are welcome at any time.

This position is open to those with or finishing an undergraduate degree in physics, or related fields who have a strong interest in neutrinos and their underlying processes. This opportunity is flexible in term, and may be a 2 year Master’s of Science (MSc) or 4 year Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) position depending on the candidate’s career stage.Domestic and International candidates are welcome to apply.

The successful candidate will work on the Enriched Xenon Observatory (nEXO) under the supervision of Prof. Thomas Brunner at McGill University in Montréal, Québec. nEXO is a next generation double beta decay detector whose preferred location will be at SNOLAB, in Sudbury Ontario. On-site and on-campus work will be a major component of this position, including working in advanced modern research labs and contributing to cutting edge neutrino detector technology.

The potential project would include tasks suited to the candidates experience and interest. Opportunities exist for hardware development, construction, coding, and simulations.

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Thomas before applying. You can find how to apply to McGill for graduate positions here. Please note that the deadline to apply is December 15 annually for Fall semester acceptance.