University of California, Los Angeles, High Energy Nuclear Theory

Position ID:University of California, Los Angeles-High Energy Nuclear Theory-POSTDOC [#20633]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Los Angeles, California 90095, United States
Subject Areas: Nuclear Theory
the theory of elementary particle physics, cosmology, or their interdisciplinary field
Quantum Computing
Appl Deadline:2021/12/19 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/11/25, finished 2022/06/25, listed until 2022/05/25)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The High-Energy Nuclear Theory Group at UCLA has a postdoctoral fellow position available in the fall of 2022. The postdoc is expected to work closely with Prof. Zhongbo Kang. The research interests are primarily QCD theory and phenomenology which are relevant to the experimental program at the Large Hadron Collider, the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, and the future Electron-Ion Collider. We particularly encourage those who have experience in applying quantum computing to nuclear and particle physics to apply for this position. 

Successful candidates must have a recent Ph.D. in Theoretical Nuclear or Particle Physics or a related area, and the ability to work productively within UCLA’s diverse research environment, including the production and publication of original research and the effective presentation of research results in seminars and at scientific conferences. The position is also affiliated with Mani L. Bhaumik Institute for Theoretical Physics ( and Center for Quantum Science and Engineering ( at UCLA. 

Please submit a cover letter, research statement, CV and publication list and arrange for three letters of recommendation using Academic Jobs Online. The deadline for applications is 11:59 PM EST, Sunday, December 19, 2021.

For further inquiries, please contact Zhongbo Kang ( For further information, visit

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer,  committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. 

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Further Info:
UCLA Physics & Astronomy, 475 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA