Postdoctoral Associate in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics (65273)

Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 09, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Physics at the University of Florida seeks to fill a Dirac Postdoctoral Associate position in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics with a starting date in the Fall of 2021. The position is sponsored by The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL) and designed for recent Ph.D.'s with research interests in any of the Condensed Matter areas represented at the three NHMFL sites (Gainesville, Los Alamos, and Tallahassee). The Dirac Post-Doctoral Fellow will conduct theoretical research and modeling on forefront developments in Condensed Matter Physics, including but not limited to topological matter, unconventional superconductors, and transport in strongly correlated electron systems. Successful applicants are expected to demonstrate high aptitude for theoretical research as well as to establish close connection with the ongoing experimental program.

The successful candidate will be located at the University of Florida in Gainesville. The position is for two years (to be renewed annually), subject to performance and continued funding. The appointment includes a competitive salary and benefits, and discretionary funds to cover research and/or travel expenses.

PhD in Physics or related field

Applications must be submitted through , and include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a research statement of up to three pages, and three confidential letters of recommendation sent on their behalf to their Interfolio submission packet. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 23, 2020, and the position will remain open until filled.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at .

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

The Department particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

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