Los Alamos National Laboratory, Theoretical Division, T-2

Position ID:Los Alamos National Laboratory-Theoretical Division, T-2-HEPPD21 [#17397]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Elementary Particle Theory
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544, United States [map]
Subject Areas: High Energy Physics / Neutrino physics and Astrophysics, Theoretical Particle Physics, LHC, Electroweak Symmetry Breaking
Physics / Theoretical Physics, HEP-Phenomenology (hep-ph), HEP-Theory (hep-th), HEP-Lattice (hep-lat), Theoretical Particle Physics, Particle Astrophysics, Elementary Particle Theory, Particle Physics, Cosmology, Particle/Cosmology Theory, High Energy Physics, Dark Matter, Lattice QCD, particle phenomenology and astroparticle physics, Elementary Particle Physics
Appl Deadline: (posted 2020/10/29, listed until 2021/06/29)
Position Description:    

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The T-2 group (Nuclear and Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology) in the Theoretical Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory invites applications for one or more postdoctoral positions in High Energy Physics, to begin in the Fall of 2021. Candidates are expected to have obtained a PhD in Physics or closely related field by the beginning of the postdoctoral appointment (but no earlier than January 2016 per LANL policy). This position is for 2+1 years, with the third year contingent upon performance and funding.

The group has five full time staff members in High Energy Physics (Daniele Alves, Tanmoy Bhattacharya, Michael Graesser, Rajan Gupta, and Emil Mottola). We conduct research on a broad set of topics, including particle phenomenology, physics beyond the Standard Model, dark matter and astroparticle physics, lattice gauge theory, quantum field theory, quantum information science, cosmology, black hole, and gravitational wave physics. The group also actively engages with colleagues in nuclear physics, astrophysics, experimental high energy physics, and quantum information theory. Candidates in these areas, as well as in other interdisciplinary areas overlapping with high energy physics, are encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should submit their application (CV, research statement, and three letters of recommendation) to this site by December 7th, 2020, for full consideration.

Exceptionally well qualified candidates may be considered for the Director's Postdoctoral Fellowship and/or LANL's Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships (Curie, Feynman, or Oppenheimer). The application deadline to be considered for LANL's postdoctoral fellowships is November 5th, 2020.

For eligibility and salary information, please see LANL Postdoc Eligibility and LANL Postdoctoral Salary Guidelines. Los Alamos is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Further inquiries should be sent to Michael Graesser at graesser@lanl.gov 

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Los Alamos Natl. Lab
Theoretical Division, T-2
P.O. Box 1663
MS B285
Los Alamos, NM 87545-0285

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