The Department of Physics at the University of Virginia is seeking a postdoctoral research associate to utilize neutron and X-ray scattering techniques to explore structures and dynamics of strongly correlated electron systems.
Highly motivated candidates with strong interest in materials physics and experience with diffraction and/or elastic and inelastic scattering techniques along with sample growth, are especially encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate’s research will be conducted at the University of Virginia, Department of Physics, with the scattering work carried out at national and international facilities. This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal for one or two additional years if mutually agreeable, contingent upon available funding. The successful candidate must have completed the requirements for a PhD in experimental condensed matter prior to the appointment start date of March 2015.
Priority will be given to candidates with experimental expertise in scattering, data analysis and sample growth.
To apply, please submit a candidate profile on-line through Jobs at UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu), and electronically attach a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and the contact information for three individuals who can provide professional reference letters. Search on posting number 0615687.
Review of applications will begin on February 9, 2015; however, the position will remain open until filled. Questions regarding this position should be directed to Despina Louca firstname.lastname@example.org at virginia.edu.
Questions regarding the Candidate Profile process or how to apply through Jobs at UVA should be directed to Tammie Shifflett email@example.com at virginia.edu.
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 and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.