Ames, Iowa

Position Information: Position Title: Postdoc Research Associate Appointment Type: Post Doc/Trainee Job Description: Summary of Duties and Responsibilities: The Physics and Astronomy Department in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking a postdoctoral research associate.   The person in this position will perform research on nuclear theory broadly defined with a focus on quantum phase transitions in QCD and gauge theories in general. The nuclear theory group at Iowa State University invites applications for a postdoctoral position starting in the fall of 2022. The start date is flexible. We especially invite applicants with research interests in quantum phases of QCD and QCD like theories, formal aspects of lattice gauge theory, interplay of strong interactions with topological phases and nuclear astrophysics. This is a two-year position with the possibility of a third-year contingent on funding and satisfactory performance.   The local group's  research interests include QCD, lattice gauge theory, topological quantum phase transitions, quantum computing, effective field theory, relativistic heavy ion physics,  nuclear astrophysics, p hysics of highly intense fields, nuclear structure theory.  The Nuclear theory faculty include Srimoyee Sen, Kirill Tuchin and James Vary. The group also has close interactions with the condensed matter theory group and the experimental nuclear group at Iowa State. The group is part of the theory cluster initiative at Iowa State University.  Required Minimum Qualifications: PhD or Doctoral Degree Proposed Start Date: September 1, 2022 Proposed End Date or Length of Term: August 31, 2024 Number of Months Employed Per Year: 12 Month Work Period Time Type: Full time Application Instructions: To apply for this position, please click on â??Applyâ?? and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following: 1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter 3) Research Statement 4) T hree letters of recommendation to be emailed to Applications will be reviewed starting December 1 and will continue till the position is filled.  If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485. Original Posting Date: October 13, 2021 Posting Close Date: October 20, 2021 Job Requisition Number: R6501

Ames, Iowa

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