Postdoctoral Research Associate of Physics (Computational Condensed Matter)

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Present Position NumberF0884WRole TitlePostdoctoral Research AssociatePosition TitlePostdoctoral Research Associate of Physics (Computational Condensed Matter)Position Summary

A postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Physics at William & Mary in the computational condensed matter physics group of Profs. Henry Krakauer and Shiwei Zhang. With the present opening, we are interested in the electronic structure of materials.

The focus is on the application and development of quantum Monte Carlo (QMC) methods to study electron correlations in model and realistic systems. Experience in computational approaches (e.g., QMC, or mean-field calculations using density-functional or quantum chemistry methods for electronic structure) is desirable.

Required Qualifications

PhD by start of the appointment with expertise in an area relevant to the group’s research program.

Preferred Qualifications


Department3KE710 Physics DeptLocationWilliam & MaryJob Open Date02/14/2020Review Begin Date03/14/2020Job Close DateOpen Until FilledNoJob CategoryInstructional FacultySpecial Application Instructions

To apply submit a cover letter, statement of research interests, and curriculum vitae. You will be prompted to submit on-line the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions on how to submit letters of reference.

For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, March 14, 2020.

Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.

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EEO Statement

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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    1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Research Statement
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      Posted: 3/11/2020
      Application Due: 12/7/2020
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