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Postdoctoral Research Scholar
North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina
 
 
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Date Posted October 16, 2019
Category
Postdoctoral-Physics
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 

To conduct research in theoretical nuclear physics with an emphasis on the theory of relativistic heavy ion collisions and transport theory.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for contributing to Nuclear Theory DOE grant. This involves research on effective field theory, the nuclear many body problem, computational nuclear physics, heavy ion physics, and transport theory. Projects involve the development of new methods for equilibrium and non-equilibrium many body problems, implementing these methods using new computational strategies, and comparing the results to data taken at Brookhaven National Laboratory, Radioactive Beam Facilities, or Thomas Jefferson National Laboratory. Successful candidates are also expected to assist in writing grant applications, and co-advising graduate and undergraduate students.

Postdoctoral scholar will meet frequently with Dr. Schaefer to discuss best practices in grant writing, manuscript preparation, and mentoring. Inclusiveness and diversity are critical to the success of the College of Sciences and the University. The selected candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive and welcoming of all groups.

 

Other Work/Responsibilities

Inclusiveness and diversity are critical to the success of the College of Sciences and the University. The selected candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive and welcoming of all groups.

Minimum Experience/Education

Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., M.D., D.V.M., Sc.D.) in appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of postdoctoral appointment.

Departmental Required Skills

PhD in Physics with background in nuclear or particle physics

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Applicants with expertise in QCD, heavy-ion
physics, hadronic physics, many-body physics, or effective field theory are especially encouraged to apply.

Required License or Certification

N/A

Special Instructions

Applicants will be required to attach a CV, list of publications (as ‘other document (1)’), statement of research interests. Please have letters of recommendation sent to:

Prof. T. Schaefer,
Department of Physics,
North Carolina State University,
Raleigh, NC, 27695-8202

Job Open Date

10/16/2019

 

Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
10/30/2019

Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?

No

Proposed Hire Date

02/03/2020

 

AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or workatncstate@ncsu.edu. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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