TRIUMF, Theory

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Fellowship ID:TRIUMF-TheoryGroup-RTPD [#12778]
Fellowship Title: Richard E. Taylor INT-TRIUMF Postdoctoral Fellowship
Fellowship Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Vancouver, British Columbia v6t2a3, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Nuclear & Particle Theory, Nuclear Theory (nucl-th), theoretical nuclear
Appl Deadline:2018/12/14help popup finished (offers accepted 2018/11/15, finished 2019/02/20, listed until 2019/06/15)

*** this fellowship has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Theory Department of TRIUMF, Canada's particle accelerator centre, is currently accepting applications for the Richard E. Taylor Postdoctoral Fellow, a joint postdoctoral appointment with the Institute for Nuclear Theory (INT) at the University of Washington. This joint fellowship is intended to span a 4-year term, with 2 years located at each institute. The fellow will engage in forefront research in nuclear theory and related areas, and will foster research collaboration between TRIUMF and INT. The fellow will be expected to keep abreast of the advancement in the field of theoretical nuclear physics, act as an expert for experimenters using TRIUMF facilities such as ISAC and ARIEL, and provide guidance to the laboratory’s scientific program. The fellow will be responsible for:

• Carrying out research and publishing in pre-eminent scientific journals
• Participating in local seminars and schools, and representing TRIUMF and INT at international conferences
• Providing co-supervision and guidance to undergraduate and graduate students

Applicants must demonstrate broad knowledge of theoretical physics tools, methods and literature, and possess strong verbal and written communication skills. Qualifications include a PhD in nuclear physics, awarded within the past 3 years, combined with an outstanding record of publication and public presentations. While not required, expertise in techniques applicable to nuclear structure and dynamics, ab initio approaches, and nuclear astrophysics would be a definite asset.

When submitting your application as detailed below, please include a detailed CV with a list of publications and a brief description of past research and future plans, and three letters of recommendation.

TRIUMF is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace, and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

The University of Washington (INT) is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Note that the INT cannot employ postdoctoral fellows beyond six years after completion of their PhD.

In order to ensure full consideration, all application materials should be submitted exclusively through the AJO system. Please DO NOT submit duplicate applications to TRIUMF or INT. Candidates under consideration will be contacted directly.

Please submit applications by 2018/12/14 for full consideration.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the description.

Further Info:
INT - University of Washington, Seattle, WA

TRIUMF - Vancouver, BC

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