University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Department of Physics & Astronomy

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Position ID:UTK-Department of Physics & Astronomy-CAMM [#27300]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Center for Advanced Materials & Manufacturing
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Knoxville, Tennessee 37912, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Theoretical Physics / Quantum Condensed Matter Theory
Appl Deadline:2024/04/17 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/03/07, listed until 2024/06/30)
Position Description:    

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Department of Physics

Center for Advanced Materials & Manufacturing (CAMM)
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research associate position at the Center for Advanced Materials & Manufacturing (CAMM) a new NSF funded Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC).  CAMM research is focused on projects utilizing advanced artificial intelligence techniques for theoretical/computational modeling of quantum materials including engineered quantum systems, topological materials, and quantum magnets.  The position is physically located within the Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and is expected to begin in Spring or Summer 2024.   

The successful applicant will have considerable scientific independence and be able to collaborate with CAMM researchers from Physics, Materials Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Research will involve feedback loops between theory and experiment including access to neutron scattering and photoemission data as well as cyberinfrastructure for machine learning workflows.


Details of applying to the job can be found at:

Applicants should send their (1) CV including a list of publications, (2) a 2-page research interests and accomplishments; and (3) arrange to have at least two (2) letters of recommendation sent to For further information about this position, please contact Adrian Del Maestro (

The University of Tennessee is a thriving research university. Its proximity to Oak Ridge National Laboratory provides an excellent setting for the education and training of the next generation of scientists, and greatly facilitates research collaborations with the national lab. The University is located in scenic area close to Smoky Mountains National Park.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university.

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Contact: Adrian Del Maestro, 865-974-2633
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