Physics, University of Virginia

Position ID:University of Virginia-Physics-POSTDOC2018 [#9753]
Position Title: Research Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Charlottesville, Virginia 22904, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / HEP-Phenomenology (hep-ph), HEP-Theory (hep-th)
Appl Deadline: finished (offers accepted 2017/09/08, finished 2018/09/04, listed until 2018/03/08)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Physics at the University of Virginia invites applications for a post-doctoral Research Associate in Theoretical High Energy Physics, anticipated to begin September 2018. An earlier start date could be considered if mutually desired. The group's interests include (but are not restricted to) high-temperature field theory, string theory and applications of AdS/CFT. Candidates must have a PhD degree by the appointment start date.

This is a one-year appointment which may be renewed for an additional year, contingent on available funding and satisfactory performance.

In accordance to University of Virginia's regulations, in order to receive consideration, candidates must submit a candidate profile on-line through Jobs@UVA (; search on posting number 0621571.

In addition to submitting your candidate profile through UVA Jobs@, candidates must submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, publication list, a brief research statement, and contact information for three professional references through AcademicJobsOnline (, as well as arranging to have three letters of recommendation posted there (preferred) or sent to one of the following committee members: Peter Arnold or Diana Vaman. Our address is Department of Physics, P.O. Box 400714, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4714. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to: Peter Arnold (

Questions regarding the Candidate Profile process or Jobs@UVA should be directed to: Andy Cavanaugh 434-924-3798 (

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an Equal opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, Minorities, Veterans, and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Physics Department
U. Virginia
382 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, VA, 22904

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