University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Department of Physics & Astronomy

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Position ID:UTK-Department of Physics & Astronomy-TAQS [#27302]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher - Computational Quantum Materials
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Theoretical Physics / Quantum Condensed Matter Theory
Appl Deadline:2024/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/03/07, listed until 2024/09/07)
Position Description:    

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Department of Physics

Computational Quantum Materials
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research associate position in 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 work together with Professor Adrian Del Maestro on projects related to the design and development of next-generation quantum sensors utilizing strongly interacting quantum materials.    The successful candidate will combine classical and quantum computational many-body techniques (including classical and quantum Monte Carlo, molecular dynamics, and ab initio methods) to design, profile, and optimize real early stage devices via a close collaboration with a larger experimental team. 

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Applicants should send their CV including a list of publications, a 2-page research statement, and arrange to have at least two (2) letters of recommendation sent to  Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2024 with the position remaining open until filled.

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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401 Nielsen Physics Building
1408 Circle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-1200
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