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UNC Department of Public Safety Postdoctoral Research Associate in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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Position Summary

The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Department of Physics and Astronomy has an opening for a two-year postdoctoral position in nuclear theory, broadly defined, starting September 1, 2020. Candidates who are interested in one or more of the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply: QCD and strongly interacting matter, quark gluon plasma, heavy ion physics, relativistic hydrodynamics, critical phenomena, non-perturbative methods in quantum field theory, and lattice field theory.

Applicants should submit a CV with publication list, cover letter, statement of research interests and arrange three letters of recommendation submitted through UNC’s online recruitment system. Applications should be submitted by December 1, 2019 in order to receive full consideration.

Educational Requirements

Ph.D. in Physics

Qualifications and Experience

Ph.D. in physics, research experience in theoretical nuclear and / or high energy physics

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Postdoctoral Affairs Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to

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Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Vacancy ID: PDS002506

Department: Physics and Astronomy - 319000

Position Type: Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range: Dependent on experience / qualifications

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time

Proposed Start Date: 09/01/2020

Estimated Duration of Appointment: 24 Months

Posting Open Date: 09/13/2019

Open Until Filled: Yes

Work Location: Chapel Hill, NC

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Department Contact Name and Title: Artra Butler

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