Theoretical Plasma Physicist

Princeton, NJ
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

PPPL Theory - 31006  

Position Summary
PPPL/Theory Department has an opening at the rank of Research Physicist in theoretical plasma physics. Research areas of interest include macroscopic equilibrium and stability, energetic particles, turbulence and transport, and waves in fusion plasmas. The Department is looking to recruit an exceptionally strong theorist with leadership potential.  

Essential Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include a Ph. D. in theoretical and/or computational plasma physics or a closely related discipline and five years of experience beyond PhD. Desirable qualifications include a strong theoretical background in plasma physics, experience in the development and use of computer simulation codes, and ability to collaborate with experimentalists.  

Preferred Qualifications
Qualified applicants should apply at with a curriculum vitae and list of publications, and arrange to submit three letters of recommendation for full consideration. Recommendation letters should be uploaded online.  

Directory Title
Job Function
Regular Professional Research  
RES 03  
Standard Hours
Not Applicable  
Full Time  
Actual Hours per Week, if casual hourly
Pay Rate, if Casual Hourly
Work Schedule, if other than standard hours
Eligible for Overtime
Benefits Eligible
Union Code
Not Applicable  
Education Required
Doctorate Degree  
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.
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EEO Statement
Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  


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