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Research Staff Assistant

Nevis Laboratories

Research Staff Assistant

  • 519150
  • Nevis
  • Nevis Laboratories
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Oct 6 2021
  • Grade R3
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Non-Union
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $38,400 minimum

Position Summary

Nevis Laboratories, Columbia University is searching for a full-time Research Staff Assistant.  Reporting to, and under the direction of the PI, and working in a collaborative and intellectually stimulating environment, the new hire will provide technical support for our work on the ATLAS Experiment, one of the two main experiments at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland.  The new hire will be based at Nevis Labs, located in Irvington, NY.

**This is a one-year, grant-funded position.**


  • Testing electronic instrumentation being developed for the readout of the ATLAS calorimeters.
  • Maintaining data acquisition software used in the test stands and setups developed for the ATLAS readout electronics.
  • Maintaining data analysis software required to precisely measure the performance of the ATLAS readout electronics.
  • Performing the data review required to determine the performance of the ATLAS readout electronics.
  • Attending working group meetings.
  • Performing related duties and responsibilities as assigned/requested.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Physics.

6 months of experience in a research environment. 

Other Requirements

Experience with Python, C++ and Root.

Excellent organizational and collaborative skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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