Physics – Research Associate, Research Assistant Professor (AA25844)

Position Overview

Organization: College of Arts and Sciences, Physics

Title : Research Assistant Professor, Research Associate

Search Number : AA25844

Position Details


The Department of Energy’s Institute for Nuclear Theory, on the University of Washington campus, invites applications for one or more postdoctoral positions starting Fall 2018; the position may be either as Research Associate or INT Fellow (Research Assistant Professor). The INT Fellow position may be available in the case of an exceptionally qualified individual. Successful Research Associate and INT Fellow candidates also hold appointments within the Physics Department, with which the INT is affiliated. The INT Fellow position carries the rank of Research Assistant Professor in the Physics Department.  University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. These are full-time, 12-month positions and are not tenure eligible.  Applicants for these positions must have a Ph.D. degree or foreign equivalent, and a strong record of published research in nuclear theory, broadly defined. The INT’s local research interests include QCD, lattice gauge theory, quantum computing, many-body theory, nuclear astrophysics, effective field theory, weak interactions and symmetries, relativistic heavy ion physics, high energy nuclear physics, and nuclear structure. Opportunities are available for teaching and graduate student supervision. The Institute hosts approximately 450 visiting scientists each year, representing all areas of nuclear physics as well as its intersections with neighboring subfields.

Application Instructions

Please apply electronically for either position, using the link provided at Applications received by November 15, 2017, will receive full consideration.

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