Postdoctoral Research Associate
Posting DetailsPosition Information Job TitlePostdoctoral Research AssociateDepartmentPhysics and AstronomyFull Time/Part TimeFull-TimeRequisition NumberP19024Open Date10/29/2018Close DateBenefits EligibleYesPosition 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 RequiredPhD or other Doctoral DegreeMajor/Discipline
PhysicsEducation PreferredExperience RequiredNo experience requiredType of ExperienceExperience 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 SensitiveYes Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuick Link for Postinghttp://jobs.rice.edu/postings/17344 Job Duties Job Duty NameDescription of Job Duty
- Performs research and publish research papersPercentage of Time90 Job Duties Job Duty NameDescription of Job Duty
- Mentors students in workshop organization, and organization of the weekly journal clubPercentage of Time10Applicant DocumentsRequired 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?