Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Theoretical Physics

Position Title: Postdoctoral Position in Nuclear Theory
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Nuclear Theory (nucl-th)
Starting Date:2017/09/01
Appl Deadline:2016/12/01help popup finished (2016/09/15, finished 2017/03/07, listed until 2017/03/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The nuclear theory group at MIT hopes to have an opening for a postdoc position starting September 1, 2017. The research interests of our group are centered around QCD, with emphases that include lattice gauge theory, chiral perturbation theory, hadron structure, factorization, effective theories, heavy quark physics, jet physics, quark-gluon plasma in QCD, exploring the QCD phase diagram and other gauge theories, connections to string theory, and QCD at high density. Our current faculty group includes William Detmold, John Negele, Krishna Rajagopal, Iain Stewart and Tracy Slatyer, several postdocs and a large number of visitors. We also interact strongly with our particle theory colleagues, among whom Robert Jaffe, Hong Liu, Jesse Thaler, and Frank Wilczek have particularly strongly overlapping interests. Apply to the position at Applications should include a CV, a statement of research interests, a list of publications and the names of three senior physicists who will provide letters of recommendation. MIT is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We should receive your completed application, including all letters of recommendation, before December 1, 2016.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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Center for Theoretical Physics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, 6-304
Cambridge, MA 02139

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