Postdoctoral Fellow, Physics and Engineering Physics

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Postdoctoral Fellow, Physics and Engineering Physics

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Nov 7, 2022

We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position in theoretical quantum physics within the group of Prof. Shao-Kai Jian at Tulane University that can be renewed for an additional year after the annual review, up to three years. The successful candidate is expected to work in quantum many-body physics, non-equilibrium physics, or quantum information theory. In particular, current research interests of the group include quantum entanglement, quantum chaos, open quantum systems, emergent phenomena in quantum systems etc. Candidates should have rich research experience and a strong publication record in theoretical quantum physics with an emphasis on quantum chaos, critical phenomena, or quantum dynamics.

The review of applications will continue until the position is filled.


Applicants must hold a Ph.D. before the start date with a background in theoretical condensed matter physics, theoretical high energy physics, quantum information science, or a closely related field.

Application Instructions:

Application Materials Required:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum Vitae
• Research statement
• Publication list
• Three reference letters

Contact: Shaokai Jian

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, and those living with disabilities as well as veterans. 

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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