Department of Physics, University of Michigan

Position ID:UofM-Department of Physics-GVAPDF [#10360]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow in Statistical Physics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Applied Physics
Physics / Statistical Mechanics, Soft Condensed Matter Theory, Soft Matter, Statistical physics
Theoretical Physics / Complex systems including applications to biology, Condensed matter theory, Statistical physics
Complex Systems
Scientific Computing
Condensed Matter Physics / Computational Physics, Theoretical Condensed Matter
Statistical and Biological Physics / Statistical Physics
Appl Deadline:2017/12/01 (posted 2017/10/31, listed until 2018/04/30)
Position Description:    

The Department of Physics at the University of Michigan is soliciting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow to work in the areas of Statistical Mechanics, Soft Condensed Matter, and Complex Systems. Essential qualifications include a PhD in Physics or a related discipline at the time of appointment, a record of publication that involves techniques from statistical mechanics, broadly defined, experience with scientific computing, and strong oral and written communication skills. Programming skills in C/C++ or Python are an asset.

Women and underrepresented minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications and reference letters must be sent to Academic Jobs Online at

The required application materials are a cover letter, a CV, a research statement, and at least two letters of recommendation. The review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The initial appointment will be for one year, renewable for up to two additional years based on performance and available finances. Questions about the position should be directed to Professor Greg van Anders (, and more information about current research in the group can be found at

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Department of Physics
University of Michigan
450 Church St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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