Postdoctoral Position in Condensed Matter Theory at the University of California, Davis
Open date: February 27, 2023
Next review date: Thursday, Aug 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Tuesday, Feb 27, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Condensed Matter Theory (CMT) Physics group at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar research position. The primary worksite for this position is the UC Davis Physics and Astronomy Department in Davis, CA. The responsibilities of this position include elements of both particle physics and accelerator physics, and the successful candidate must have an interest in both. Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Theory Physics or related area(s) prior to beginning employment.
Professor Alex Thomson invites applicants for a postdoctoral research position in Condensed Matter Theory. Research will focus on various aspects of moiré heterostructures, topological materials, unconventional superconductivity, and other strongly correlated phases of matter.
This is a full-time, 2-year postdoctoral scholar appointment with the possibility of renewal based on satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funding and ongoing operational needs. Salary for this position depends on experience level. This position is represented by a union for collective bargaining purposes and may be subject to a background check.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and experience, and arrange for three references to be sent.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.
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HOW TO APPLY:
- Apply online here: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05541
- Submit your application, including a Cover Letter, Statement of Research, and Curriculum Vitae with a list of publications
- Arrange to have three Reference Letters sent via application link or to: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Alex Thomson (email@example.com)
Letters of Reference should be sent via application link or to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply Here:: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05541
Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Theory Physics or related area(s) prior to beginning employment.
Prior experience working on 2D quantum materials and topological matter is not a requirement.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research
Statement of Teaching (Optional)
Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.
- 3-5 letters of reference required
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