University of Wisconsin-Madison

IceCube Neutrino Observatory

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

Winterover Positions

  • IceCube Winterover Experiments Operators (2 positions)
  • These positions serve as the IceCube “winterovers,” and successful candidates will be deployed to the South Pole for 12-13 months. Training for two candidates is anticipated to begin in Madison, WI, in July 2020. Deployment to the South Pole is expected to be in early October 2020 for 12-13 months with no possibility of leaving during the winter months from mid-February 2021 to mid-October 2021. More information and application instructions can be found following this link. Apply by January 31, 2020.


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IceCube Collaboration Employment Opportunities


  • UW-Madison, US:
  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in Physics
  • The Department of Physics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning August, 2020. Applications are sought from outstanding scientists interested in using IceCube data to advance research in neutrino astronomy and neutrino physics. This position will also provide the opportunity to help lead construction of the IceCube Upgrade, now under way, and assist in the design of the next-generation detector. Candidates will collaborate closely with colleagues in the Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center, the Department of Physics, and the Department of Astronomy.
  • The full announcement and instructions on how to apply can be found here. To be considered for the position, you must upload your application in the online application system. Deadline for assured consideration is December 1, 2019.


    • UW–Madison, US:
    • Open search for postdoctoral scholars (three positions)
    • UW–Madison currently has an open search for postdoctoral scholars to work on multimessenger and particle astrophysics, specifically focusing on neutrino astronomy with IceCube and gamma-ray astronomy with the Cherenkov Telescope Array. Application by June 1, 2019, is recommended. More information and instructions can be found following this link.
    • For inquires about other postdoc positions please contact: note: applicants should have a PhD awarded within 3 years (maximum allowable is 5 years)

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