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Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Interested candidates should apply by visiting https://jobs.ncsu.edu and designate the position number 00105050. Applicants will be required to attach a CV, list of publications, and statement of research interests. Please have three letters of recommendation sent to Dr. Kneller at astrophysics@ncsu.edu or to Department of Physics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-8202. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy Type Post Doc
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Time-Limited Appointment Length No
If Yes, Appointment Length
Working Title Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Anticipated Hiring Range $47,476
Position Number 00105050
Work Schedule 40 hours a week
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00
Department 170601 - Physics
Department 170601 - Physics
Job City & State Raleigh NC
Essential Job Duties

This postdoctoral position is for theoretical research on nuclear/neutrino astrophysics group of Drs. Frohlich, Kneller & McLaughlin. The associate will publish the findings of this research in scientific journals and will travel to conferences and workshops to present the results.

Other Work/Responsibilities

The postdoc scholar will, under supervision, learn to work with undergraduate and graduate students on research projects, write and referee scientific journal articles and proposals, to participate in and lead collaboration meetings, and to prepare for and teach undergrad and grad level lectures.

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

PhD in Physics, astronomy or related field

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

A background in particle/nuclear astrophysics is preferred.

Required License or Certification

NA

Special Instructions

Interested candidates should apply by visiting https://jobs.ncsu.edu and designate the position number 00105050. Applicants will be required to attach a CV, list of publications, and statement of research interests. Please have three letters of recommendation sent to Dr. Kneller at astrophysics@ncsu.edu or to Department of Physics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-8202.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Open Date 10/28/2016
Must 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.
11/10/2016
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 08/01/2017
AA/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.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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Supplemental Question

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

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Other Document (1)
  3. Research Statement
Optional Documents