Postdoctoral Research Associate

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 17, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Postdoctoral Research Associate

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.

About the Opportunity:
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Major responsibilities include initiating, conducting, and completing research in theoretical condensed matter physics. Also, preparing and writing research papers and scientific presentations. Some mentoring of junior researchers, such as graduate students as well.


Candidate must possess a strong background in theoretical condensed matter physics. Must have familiarity with the fundamentals of the quantum properties of solids, such as band theory, magnetism, optical and transport behaviors, and collective phenomena such as phonons, magnons, and superconductivity. Candidate must have some familiarity with both analytical and computational approaches to studying such behaviors.

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD in Physics

Salary Grade
Additional Information:
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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