Postdoctoral Research Associate of Physics (Computational Plasma Physics)
Position InformationPosition Information Present Position NumberF0737WRole TitlePostdoctoral Research AssociatePosition TitlePostdoctoral Research Associate of Physics (Computational Plasma Physics)Position Summary
The Plasma Physics and Fusion Science (PPFS) group at William & Mary invites applications for a post-doctoral research position, starting Summer of 2019. The position is initially for 2 years, renewable each year based on performance and funding availability.
The group’s research program is primarily at William & Mary, but is strongly interlinked with national and international fusion experiments. The post-doctoral researcher will conduct research in plasma physics with a focus on modeling of experimental plasma-edge dynamics. The modeling will consist of running and developing the SOLPS-ITER and/or BOUT++ with a focus on validation for integrated modeling purposes. The position will be based at William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, but will require travel to national and international facilities. Depending on the background, experimental analysis and conducting experiments could be part of the research.
Applicants must have a PhD in Plasma Physics or a related field before the start of the position.Preferred Qualifications
Background in plasma physics related to plasma edge physics in tokamaks or other relevant magnetic confinement devices. Prior experience with boundary fluid codes is desirable, but not a requirement for this positionDepartment3KE710 Physics DeptLocationWilliam & MaryJob Open Date04/24/2019Review Begin Date05/27/2019Job Close DateOpen Until FilledNoJob CategoryInstructional FacultySpecial Application Instructions
To apply submit a cover letter, research interests, a curriculum vitae.
You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference.
For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, May 27, 2019. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.Background Check Statement
William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.EEO Statement
William & Mary is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access employer and actively encourages applications from minorities, women, disabled persons and veterans.Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter
- Research Statement