Postdoctoral Researcher - Physics

Posting Details

Job # 075443 Job Title Postdoctoral Researcher - Physics Location Syracuse, NY Pay Range Commensurate with experience FLSA Status Exempt Hours

As determined by supervisor

Job Type Full-time Rank Post Doc Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description

The Syracuse University Experimental Gravitational-Wave Group is soliciting applications for a post- doctoral researcher position for research on technology for current and future gravitational-wave detectors. Experience in one of the following areas is desired: coatings for gravitational-wave detectors, cryogenics, optics, wave front control, electronics, and interferometer control. The successful candidate will work on testing optical coatings and/or laser wave front control for LIGO upgrades and future gravitational-wave detectors. The candidate should have a Ph.D. in physics, engineering, or a related field. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility for renewal. The position involves both research and advising graduate students in the group. Qualified candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a cover letter to include a short description of their qualifications, and the e-mail addresses/phone numbers of three references to the online position posting. Questions and inquiries can be directed to Stefan Ballmer (sballmer@syr.edu) and Steve Penn (penn@hws.edu). The appointment can begin in Spring 2021.

Qualifications

PhD in Physics, Engineering, or a related field.

Job Specific Qualifications

Desirable experience should be in at least one of the following areas: Coatings for gravitational-wave detectors, cryogenics, optics, laser wave front control, electronics, and interferometer control.

Responsibilities

Research and advising graduate students in the Syracuse University Gravitational-Wave Group.

Physical Requirements Tools/Equipment Application Instructions

In addition to completing an online application, please attach a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a short description qualifications as a cover letter, and the e-mail addresses/phone numbers of three references to the online position posting.

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Quick Link http://www.sujobopps.com/postings/85413 Job Posting Date 11/19/2020 Application Deadline Open Until Filled No Priority Consideration Job Category Faculty Message to Applicants

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