Research Associate

Charlottesville, VA
Apr 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Physics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 12-09-2016

Posting Summary:
The Department of Physics at the University of Virginia is seeking to hire a postdoctoral Research Associate with expertise in neutron and synchrotron X-ray scattering techniques to study the structure and dynamics of strongly correlated electron systems.

Candidates with strong interest in materials physics and experience in diffraction and elastic and inelastic scattering techniques are especially encouraged to apply. The research will be conducted at the University of Virginia, Department of Physics, with the scattering work carried out at national and international facilities. This is a one-year appointment with the potential for renewal for up to two additional one year appointments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance. Candidates must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. degree in experimental condensed matter prior to the appointment start date.

To apply, please submit a candidate profile on-line through Jobs@UVa (, and electronically attach a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and the contact information for three individuals who can provide professional reference letters. Search on posting number 0620048.

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2017; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Despina Louca

Questions regarding the Candidate Profile process or how to apply through Jobs@UVA should be directed to
Tammie Shifflett

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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