Kent State University, Physics

Position ID:KSU-Physics-POSTDOC1 [#16471]
Position Title: Postdoctoral scholar
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Kent, Ohio 44242, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Condensed Matter Physics
Appl Deadline:2021/06/10 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/06/21, listed until 2020/11/25)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Physics, Kent State University has expired, and no new applications is accepted. ***

Postdoctoral Position in Condensed Matter

This position is still available. There is a postdoctoral position in condensed matter theory and quantum dynamics in the group of Benjamin Fregoso at Kent State University (KSU), Physics Department. Applications are invited for this postdoctoral position, with areas of interest that include (but not limited to)

  • Nonlinear optical response of solids.
  • Nonequilibrium properties of solids.

Active collaborations with other research groups within KSU and other institutions (theoretical and experimental) will be encouraged. Candidates should have PhD in theoretical condensed matter physics or closely related field, be highly motivated, and have a background in analytical and/or numerical methods. Familiarity with density functional theory methods is a plus. The position is for one year, with a possibility of extension. The start date is flexible, applications for this position will be collected until the position is filled.

Candidates should submit a CV, a list of publications, a research statement and letters of reference. For more information, please visit the website:

About KSU:

The Physics Department at KSU is a growing international department dedicated to basic research and graduate education in the natural and mathematical sciences. As part of the strategic expansion plan KSU will open a new interdepartmental Materials Research Institute next year. KSU is located in Kent Ohio, in close proximity to Cleveland and the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The Department has a vibrant research atmosphere, promotes international open culture, and provides competitive compensation and numerous benefits.

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