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Postdoc - Physics

Iowa State University

Job Description

Position Information:

Position Title:
Postdoc - 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 2023. The start date is flexible. We especially invite applicants with research interests in quantum field theoretic aspects of strong interactions, formal aspects of lattice field theory, Quantum phase transitions, QCD phase diagram, 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 Iowa State University.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

PhD or Doctoral degree

Preferred Qualifications:

A strong record of publication

Application deadline is 01/31/2023

Proposed Start Date:
July 1, 2023

Proposed End Date or Length of Term:
August 1, 2025

Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period

Time Type:
Full time

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:
1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Research Statement
If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.
Why Choose ISU?
Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Postdocs enjoy comprehensive health and work life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as:
• Retirement benefits including defined benefit and defined contribution plans;
• Generous vacation, holiday, and sick time and leave plans;
• Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa);
• Flexible Spending Accounts;
• Various voluntary benefits and discounts
• Employee Assistance Program;
• Wellbeing Program.

Original Posting Date:
December 20, 2022

Posting Close Date:
January 31, 2023

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