TUNL Employment Opportunities

Paid Eight-week Summer College Faculty Traineeship Opportunity at the Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory

This summer the Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory (TUNL) will invite two STEM faculty selected from colleges and universities in North Carolina to participate in an 8-week summer traineeship program at TUNL, located on the campus of Duke University in Durham, NC. A $8000 stipend will be provided. The purpose of this program, which is in its inaugural year, is to provide research experience at an internationally recognized nuclear physics laboratory to faculty who have limited opportunities at their institutions. We are especially interested in faculty from primarily undergrad serving and non-PhD institutions. Traineeship participants will be matched with a TUNL faculty member or members who will provide mentorship and research opportunities. Research opportunities include working on nuclear physics experiments, accelerator operations, data acquisition, data analysis and simulations, and machine learning. We prefer candidates to be at TUNL between May 19 and July 27 so that they may interact with the Research Experience for Undergraduates students and participate in program activities, though there is some scheduling flexibility.

To apply, please send the following via email to: tunl_fto@duke.edu:

  1. CV, including any publications.
  2. A personal statement. The statement should be less than 2 pages, single-spaced, and size 12 font. In the statement explain why you are interested in this position and tell us more about your background. Describe any research or data analysis experience or interests you may have.

Deadline for submitting applications: March 15, 2024

Please send any questions via email to: tunl_fto@duke.edu


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