University Postdoctoral Fellow, Ultrafast Molecular Dynamics/Ultrafast Physical Chemistry

Storrs, CT
Mar 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: University Postdoctoral Fellow, Ultrafast Molecular Dynamics/Ultrafast Physical Chemistry
Job ID: 2017201
Location: Storrs Campus
Full/Part Time:
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Job Posting

The Physics Department at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a postdoctoral research position in the area of experimental ultrafast molecular dynamics/ultrafast physical chemistry. Information about the Physics Department can be found

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have a PhD in Physics or Physical Chemistry focusing in ultrafast molecular dynamics and energy transfer before the start date. The successful candidate should also have the ability to produce high quality research in a fast paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Expertise with ultrafast lasers, velocity map imaging detection or COLTRIM, and experimental UHV systems is desired. Ability or experience in writing publications is preferred.

Appointment Terms

This position is for an initial duration of one year, renewable for up to two additional years (three years total), contingent on satisfactory performance, mutual agreement and availability of funds.

To Apply

Please submit the following at a cover letter, CV, and research statement. Additionally, please send two letters of recommendations to Review of applications will begin in November and continue until an acceptable candidate is found. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2017201)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on April 30, 2017.

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