University of Wisconsin-Madison

Employment at IceCube

Positions will remain posted beyond their respective consideration dates until an offer has been made and accepted.

Winter Over Positions

  • Winter-overs deploy to Antarctica continuously for 14 months, mid-October to mid-November. Individuals participate in a wide range of activities and must pass physical and psychological evaluations of their ability to live and work in remote and high altitude locations.
  • Degree requirements: M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or a related field; B.S. with substantial related field experience (equivalent to a Master's Degree) will be considered.
  • IceCube WinterOver Experiments Operator


  • None at this time.


  • None at this time.


IceCube Collaboration Employment Opportunities

Post Docs (Research Associate)

  • Should have a PhD awarded within 3 years (maximum allowable is 5 years)
  • Our mailing address is

Graduate Students

Undergraduate Students

  • UW undergraduate students should contact a faculty member*
  • Non UW undergraduate student - Information about Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) opportunities is available at the Physics Department REU Website and at the IceCube REU Webpage
    • Please note that REU participants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. (If you are attending school in the U.S. but are not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, please contact REU before applying.)
  • If your University offers a program allowing students to spend a period at another university contact a faculty member*

International Students

  • Contact the Physics Department to learn about possibilities UW offers for international students.
  • If your home university offers a program where you can spend a period abroad contact a faculty member*

*IceCube Faculty