To conduct research in theoretical nuclear physics with an emphasis on the theory of relativistic heavy ion collisions and transport theory.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for contributing to Nuclear Theory DOE grant. This involves research on effective field theory, the nuclear many body problem, computational nuclear physics, heavy ion physics, and transport theory. Projects involve the development of new methods for equilibrium and non-equilibrium many body problems, implementing these methods using new computational strategies, and comparing the results to data taken at Brookhaven National Laboratory, Radioactive Beam Facilities, or Thomas Jefferson National Laboratory. Successful candidates are also expected to assist in writing grant applications, and co-advising graduate and undergraduate students.
Postdoctoral scholar will meet frequently with Dr. Schaefer to discuss best practices in grant writing, manuscript preparation, and mentoring. Inclusiveness and diversity are critical to the success of the College of Sciences and the University. The selected candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive and welcoming of all groups.
Inclusiveness and diversity are critical to the success of the College of Sciences and the University. The selected candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive and welcoming of all groups.
Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., M.D., D.V.M., Sc.D.) in appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of postdoctoral appointment.
Departmental Required Skills
PhD in Physics with background in nuclear or particle physics
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Applicants with expertise in QCD, heavy-ion
physics, hadronic physics, many-body physics, or effective field theory are especially encouraged to apply.
Required License or Certification
Applicants will be required to attach a CV, list of publications (as ‘other document (1)’), statement of research interests. Please have letters of recommendation sent to:
Prof. T. Schaefer,
Department of Physics,
North Carolina State University,
Raleigh, NC, 27695-8202
Job Open Date
Must Be Open Until
Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?
Proposed Hire Date
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