University of Illinois Chicago, Department of Physics

Position ID:University of Illinois at Chicago-Physics-PRA [#23796]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate (Theoretical Particle Physics)
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Chicago, Illinois 60607, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / Astroparticle Physics, Elementary Particle Theory, HEP-Phenomenology (hep-ph), High Energy Physics, Particle Theory, Theoretical High-Energy
Appl Deadline:2022/12/19 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/11/18, finished 2023/06/24)
Position Description:    

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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Hiring Department: Physics 
Location: Chicago, IL USA
Requisition ID: 1015580 
Posting Close Date: 

About the University of Illinois Chicago 
UIC is among the nation’s preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university. Recent “Best Colleges” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has nearly 260,000 alumni, and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago. 

Description: Position Summary 
The Department of Physics and the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate, in the area of theoretical particle physics working closely with Prof. James Unwin, to start in the Fall of 2023. The initial appointment will be for one year, renewable for up to two more years subject to performance and availability of funding. Possibility for joint appointments with nearby national laboratories, such as Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in physics beyond the Standard Model, astroparticle physics, and dark matter phenomenology. The University of Illinois Chicago is a Carnegie R1 University located close to downtown Chicago. Within the Department of Physics at UIC we have close interactions with a large CMS group, as well as the Nuclear Theory Group, and we maintain strong ties with other Chicagoland particle theory groups.

Duties & Responsibilities 
 · Aid the Prof. James Unwin in undertaking his research program. 
 · Help with the mentoring of Prof. Unwin's PhD graduate students. 
 · Perform excellent research in particle physics or related disciplines. 
 · The opportunity to co-organise a seminar series. 

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications PhD in Physics or a related field 

Applications should include a cover letter, a CV, and a description of research interests. In addition, applicants should be prepared to submit the names and email addresses of three references upon request. 

Preferred Qualifications:

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Department of Physics
University of Illinois Chicago
845 W. Taylor St.,
Chicago, IL, 60607