Jobs & Opportunities

This page has been absorbed into the Careers in Canadian Astroparticle Physics tool, and many positions currently available across Canada are posted there. This page will remain active for a limited time, and will be removed in 2022.


The Arthur B. McDonald Canadian Astroparticle Physics Research Institute (McDonald Institute) is committed to inclusive excellence in research for the benefit of Canadians. At the McDonald Institute, we recognize that achieving a more equitable, diverse and inclusive research network is essential to the creation of rigorous, innovative and impactful research necessary to collectively tackle the frontier questions in astroparticle physics. The recruitment efforts of our personnel are reflective of our desire to further strengthen our network by actively seeking diversity of skills, identities, experiences, and perspectives. We welcome and strongly encourage applications from candidates who will contribute to the further diversification of the McDonald Institute network. Come work with us to further uncover the secrets of our universe. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.


Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor position in the fields of astronomy, astrophysics, gravitation, high energy or nuclear physics, or quantum information.
University of British Columbia
Apply by November 15, 2021
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Postdoctoral Opportunities

Postdoctoral Fellowship on the AMS Characterization of Materials for Rare Astroparticle Event Measurements
AMS Laboratory, University of Ottawa
Review of applications will commence immediately, and the opportunity will remain available until filled.
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Postdoctoral position in the DEAP and DarkSide-20k experiments
Queen’s University
Review of applications begins 1 June 2021, and the opportunity will remain available until filled.
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Postdoctoral position on CRESST detector R&D
Max-Planck-Institute for Physics, Munich Germany
Applications due by October 15, 2021
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Postdoctoral position on the Pacific Ocean Neutrino Experiment (P-ONE)
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
Applications due by November 1, 2021
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