Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Vacancy TypePost DocIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoTime-Limited Appointment LengthNoIf Yes, Appointment LengthWorking TitlePostdoctoral Research ScholarAnticipated Hiring Range$48,000 - $50,000Position Number00107766Work ScheduleMonday-Friday, 40 hours per weekFull Time Equivalent (FTE)1.00Department170601 - PhysicsDepartment 170601 - PhysicsJob City & StateRaleigh, NCEssential Job Duties

This postdoc position will be responsible for conducting research with NCSU nuclear theory group and primarily with Vladimir Skokov.

The postdoc will perform theoretical studies in the area of research relevant for the future Electron Ion Collider (U.S.A.). Specifically, the postdoc will study potential experimental signatures of gluon saturation.

The postdoc will use local and off-site facilities to perform required numerical calculations.

Inclusiveness and diversity are critical to the success of the College of Sciences and the University. The selected candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive and welcoming of all groups.
To build a unified framework for a systematic first-principle description of multiparticle production and multiparticle correlations at small x in various colliding systems.
To publish the findings of the research in scientific journals and provide supporting data for future grant proposals to ensure continued funding of the project.

Duties & Responsibilities:
The Postdoc will meet regularly, report research findings during weekly nuclear theory group meetings, and discuss project progress, manuscript preparation, and mentoring. They will also travel to conferences and workshops to present results of their research, lead collaboration meetings.

Other Work/Responsibilities


Minimum Experience/Education

Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., M.D., D.V.M., Sc.D.) in appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of postdoctoral appointment.

Departmental Required Skills


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

The ideal candidate would have a PhD in Theoretical Physics, previous experience with theoretical small-x calculations and ability to write and use numerical codes.

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Please include Cover Letter, CV (including the list of publications), and Research Statement. Arrange for reference letter writers to send the references to [email protected]

Job Open Date09/17/2019Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.10/01/2019Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire Date08/03/2020AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

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  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
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  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

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Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 9/18/2019
    Application Due: 2/6/2020
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