Postdoctoral Research Associate

Jan 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Summary: The Department of Geosciences at Princeton University has an opening for a postdoctoral or more senior researcher in the area of high-pressure mineral physics. The position will involve studies of geological materials under shock compression. The candidate will design and carry out gas-gun experiments and perform all associated data analysis and modeling. The successful candidate will be creative and self-motivated with strong hands-on experimental skills and analytical ability. While the position is based in Princeton, portions of the work will be carried out at the Institute for Shock Physics at Washington State University. The position is available for one year, with a possibility for renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance and funding. Inquiries can be sent to Prof. T. Duffy ( Applications including a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a publication list, and contact information for three references must be submitted through the Princeton University jobsite at This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Essential Qualifications: Essential qualifications include a Ph.D. in Geosciences, Physics, Materials Science or a related field and experience in high-pressure experimental techniques.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education Required: Doctorate Degree

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

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