Louisiana State University, Office of Human Resource Management

Position ID:Louisiana State University-Office of Human Resource Management-POSTDOC [#20368, R00061486]
Position Title: Postdoctoral or Senior Postdoctoral Researcher (Computational and Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics)
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, United States
Subject Areas: Physics
Condensed Matter Physics
Appl Deadline: (posted 2021/11/02, listed until 2022/05/02)
Position Description:    

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Job Description:

Applicants are sought for a postdoctoral or senior postdoctoral researcher to work in Professor Justin Wilson's group in computational and theoretical condensed matter physics. The subject areas include disordered and topological physics in- and out- of equilibrium as well as analog gravity. Typical systems include solid state materials, cold-atomic systems, and quantum circuits. A computational background and experience is preferred but not required. The successful candidate will be encouraged to collaborate with others at LSU such as Juana Moreno, Daniel Sheehey, William Shelton, and Ilya Vehkter.

Job responsibilities: (Postdoctoral) Performing research in the relevant fields, developing software used to simulate various physical systems, and publish papers and present at conferences; and assist with mentoring graduate students.

Job responsibilities: (Senior) The senior postdoctoral research will additionally be expected to lead independent research projects in theoretical and computational condensed matter. Expansion of the existing areas of expertise is ideal; mentor graduate students, play a key role in the development of software related to the primary scientific goals, and to publish papers and present at conferences.

Minimum qualifications: (Both Levels) PhD in Physics, materials science, engineering, chemistry, applied mathematics or computer science. (Senior level) Three years of related experience.

Preferred qualifications: Programming experience and experience with supercomputing clusters. Research experience with tensor networks or correlated phases.

Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

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A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire

Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (hr@lsu.edu).

HCM Contact Information:

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