Postdoctoral Research Associate
Posting DetailsPosition Information Job Title Postdoctoral Research Associate Department Physics and Astronomy Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Requisition Number P19024 Open Date 10/29/2018 Close Date Benefits Eligible Yes Position Summary
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rice University expects to hire a postdoctoral research associate starting in August 2019. Researchers with interests in theoretical particle physics, cosmology, and particle-astrophysics are encouraged to apply.
This position is initially for two years, with the third year contingent on performance and funding.
Please contact Prof. Andrew Long at [email protected] if you have any questions.Education Required PhD or other Doctoral Degree Major/Discipline
PhysicsEducation Preferred Experience Required No experience required Type of Experience Experience Preferred
Research interests that complement the expertise of researchers at Rice including topics such as physics of the Higgs boson, baryogenesis/leptogenesis, cosmological phase transitions, primordial magnetic field, dark matter, inflation & reheating, neutrinos, high-energy astrophysics, compact astrophysics objects, and gravitational waves.Skills Required
Computing skills at the level of Mathematica.Skills Preferred
Experience with Scientific Python stack (numpy, scipy, matplotlib, scikit-learn, numba).Physical Demands
The applicant will be based in an office at Rice University in Houston, Texas.Security Sensitive Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/17344 Job Duties Job Duty Name Description of Job Duty
- Performs research and publish research papersPercentage of Time 90 Job Duties Job Duty Name Description of Job Duty
- Mentors students in workshop organization, and organization of the weekly journal clubPercentage of Time 10 Applicant Documents Required Documents
- Curriculum Vitae
- Research Statement
- Publications List
- Letter of Support
- Cover Letter
- Writing Sample
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a PhD or other doctoral degree in physics?