University of Washington, Department of Physics

Position ID:UW-Physics-INTPOSTDOC [#12631]
Position Title: Institute for Nuclear Theory - Research Associate
Position Location:Seattle, Washington 98195, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Nuclear Theory (nucl-th)
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/11/01, finished 2019/08/22, listed until 2019/05/01)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Energy’s Institute for Nuclear Theory, on the University of Washington campus, invites applications for one or more postdoctoral Research Associate positions starting Fall 2019. Research Associates also hold appointments within the Physics Department, with which the INT is affiliated. These are full‐time, 12‐month positions; they are for two years, with the possibility of renewal for a third year. The INT’s local research interests include QCD, lattice gauge theory, quantum computing, many‐body theory, nuclear astrophysics, effective field theory, weak interactions and symmetries, relativistic heavy ion physics, high energy nuclear physics, and nuclear structure. The Institute hosts approximately 450 visiting scientists each year, representing all areas of nuclear physics as well as its intersections with neighboring subfields.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) and a strong record of published research in nuclear theory, broadly defined. The degree must be awarded no more than 4 years prior to the appointment start date. The Research Associate appointment may be held only within 6 years after receipt of the terminal degree.

Applications should be submitted at

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of future research interests, and three letters of reference. Applications received by November 30, 2018, will receive full consideration. Inquiries should be directed to Professor Sanjay Reddy:

University of Washington 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.

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Contact: Professor Sanjay Reddy
Email: email
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Box 351560
Department of Physics
University of Washington
Seattle WA 98195-1560
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