Iowa State University Postdoc Research Associate- Physics in Ames, Iowa
Position Title:Postdoc Research Associate- Physics
Appointment Type:Post Doc/Trainee
Job Description:Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The nuclear theory group at Iowa State University invites applications for a postdoctoral position starting in the fall of 2021. The start date is flexible. We especially invite applicants with research interests in quantum phases of QCD and QCD like theories, formal aspects of lattice gauge theory, interplay of strong interactions with topological phases and nuclear astrophysics. This is a two-year position with the possibility of a third-year contingent on funding and satisfactory performance.
The local group's research interests include QCD, lattice gauge theory, topological quantum phase transitions, quantum computing, effective field theory, relativistic heavy ion physics, nuclear astrophysics, physics of highly intense fields, nuclear structure theory. The Nuclear theory faculty include Srimoyee Sen, Kirill Tuchin and James Vary. The group also has close interactions with the condensed matter theory group and the experimental nuclear group at Iowa State. The group is part of the theory cluster initiative at the Iowa State University.
Applicants should submit a resume, three letters of recommendation and a research statement. Applications will be reviewed starting April 1 and will continue till the position is filled. All applications submitted by April 15 will receive full consideration.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
PhD in physics, publications in nuclear theory
Proposed Start Date:September 21, 2021
Proposed End Date or Length of Term:September 1, 2023
Number of Months Employed Per Year:12 Month Work Period
Time Type:Full time
Pay Grade:Post Docs
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1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References
4) Research Statement
The candidate selected for hire may be requested to provide documentation to verify highest degree completed.
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Original Posting Date:March 16, 2021
Posting Close Date:
Job Requisition Number:R4421
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