Research Associate

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Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Physics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-08-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Physics at the University of Virginia invites applications for a post-doctoral Research Associate in Theoretical High Energy Physics, anticipated to begin September 2018. An earlier start date could be considered if mutually desired. The group's interests include (but are not restricted to) high-temperature field theory, string theory and applications of AdS/CFT. Candidates must have a PhD degree by the appointment start date.

This is a one-year appointment which may be renewed for an additional year, contingent on available funding and satisfactory performance.

In accordance to University of Virginia's regulations, in order to receive consideration, candidates must submit a candidate profile on-line through [email protected]; search on posting number 0621571.

In addition to submitting your candidate profile through UVA [email protected], candidates must submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, publication list, a brief research statement, and contact information for three professional references through AcademicJobsOnline (, as well as arranging to have three letters of recommendation posted there (preferred) or sent to: Peter Arnold, Department of Physics, P.O. Box 400714, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4714. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
Peter Arnold ([email protected])

Questions regarding the Candidate Profile process or [email protected] should be directed to:
Andy Cavanaugh
[email protected]

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/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, Minorities, Veterans, and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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