Post-Doctoral Research Associate - Physics

Knoxville, TN
Apr 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution




Regular Full-time, Pay Grade 00


The Experimental Nuclear Structure Group at the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates for a postdoctoral position in the experimental low-energy nuclear physics program. The UTK group has an excellent track record in experimental nuclear structure studies of nuclei far from stability. Our group is a world leader in the field of decay spectroscopy, nucleon transfer reactions, and super heavy nuclei research. Current experimental programs are being carried out at the ISOLDE facility at CERN, Riken-Nishina RIBF, and future campaigns are being prepared at the Florida State University and the Facility for Rare Ion Beams, FRIB.

The successful candidate will lead the development and commissioning of a new sputtering source for triton beams at the John D. Fox Laboratory, FSU. Candidates should have demonstrable experience with ion sources, or other electromagnetic ion manipulation devices such as ion-traps, gas chambers, electrostatic mirrors, etc . The position is available immediately


Education: PhD. degree

Applicants should apply on-line at Please provide your CV with a list of publications. Two letters of recommendation are requested. Any questions regarding this posting can be sent to Dr. Miguel Madurga at [email protected].


All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498 (V/TTY available) or 974-2440. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.


Job: Research Professional
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization: Physics
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Apr 13, 2021, 3:10:59 PM

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