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Postdoctoral Fellow - with expertise in Atomic Molecular, and Optical Physics, or Condensed Mat...

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Georgia Institute of Technology
Location
Atlanta, Georgia

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Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow - with expertise in Atomic Molecular, and Optical Physics, or Condensed Matter Physics
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 232702
Location This position will be located in Atlanta, Georgia, one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in the United States as well as in close proximity to beautiful mountains and coastal cities such as Savannah and Charleston.

Job Summary The College of Sciences at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) invites applications for a Postdoctoral position in the School of Physics with experience in Atomic Molecular, and Optical Physics, or Condensed Matter Physics to work under the direction of Professor Colin Parker. Specifically, expertise in laser cooling and trapping of alkali atoms is highly desired. The initial appointment will be for one year with possibility of extension based on performance and funding. The postdoctoral fellow will be working on a newly funded effort to merge existing cesium and lithium ultracold atom apparatuses in order to study spin-exchange reactions, spin susceptibility, and Kondo physics. The successful candidate will play a leading role in combining the existing systems and using the merged system to perform cutting edge quantum simulation experiments and will be expected to contribute to scientific publications on this topic. This role will be vitally important to the success of this project and will also be responsible for training undergraduate and graduate students within the group.

As a Research University in the University System of Georgia, it is vital that Georgia Tech maintain a vibrant research program to fulfill its missions in scholarship, instruction, and service. Georgia Tech’s research program provides doctoral training opportunities as well as important experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate students.

Required Qualifications A Ph.D. in Physics or other related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred applicants will have experience in Atomic Molecular, and Optical Physics, or Condensed Matter Physics. In addition, expertise in laser cooling and trapping of alkali atoms is highly desired. The successful candidate should have an excellent research track record.

Required Documents to Attach Applicants should prepare the following materials as PDF files: (1) a cover letter briefly summarizing their scientific background, strengths, and plans, (2) a curriculum vitae including a complete list of publications, (3) a statement of research interests, and (4) A list with the names for three reference letters.

Applicants should apply via Georgia Tech CAREERS Application system at https://hr.gatech.edu/careers job ID 232702.

Review of complete applications will begin on September 20, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Contact Information Requests for information may be directed to Professor Colin Parker ([email protected]).

Equal Employment Opportunity Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

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