[Neutron] Postdoctoral position at U Virginia

Louca, Despina (dl4f) louca at virginia.edu
Wed Oct 4 15:19:18 CEST 2023

The Department of Physics at the University of Virginia is seeking to hire a postdoctoral research associate who has expertise in utilizing neutron and X-ray scattering techniques to explore the structure and dynamics of solid state systems.

Highly motivated candidates with strong interest in quantum materials and experience with diffraction, elastic and inelastic scattering techniques along with sample growth and characterization, are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate's research will be performed at the University of Virginia, Department of Physics, while the scattering work will be carried out at national and international facilities.

The appointment will initially be for one year, with the possibility of renewal for one or two additional years if mutually agreeable, and contingent upon available funding. Priority will be given to candidates with experimental expertise in scattering, data analysis and sample growth.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  The successful candidate must hold a PhD in experimental condensed matter or materials physics prior to the appointment start date of June 2024. The candidate must have effective oral and written communication skills.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs/job/Charlottesville-VA/Research-Associate-in-Physics_R0053454-1

and attach a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three individuals who can provide professional reference letters.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2023, but the position will remain open until filled.  The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

This is a one-year appointment; however, the appointment may be renewed for one additional one-year term, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Despina Louca at louca at virginia.edu<mailto:louca at virginia.edu>.

Questions regarding the application should be directed to: Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at rkh6j at virginia.edu<mailto:rkh6j at virginia.edu>

 For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit postdoc.virginia.edu<http://postdoc.virginia.edu/> and hr.virginia.edu/benefits<http://hr.virginia.edu/benefits>.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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