The University of Colorado Nuclear Theory group is searching for a research associate ("post-doctoral researcher") in all fields of high energy/nuclear theory, including lattice field theory, string theory, quantum field theory, quantum gravity and high energy nuclear physics. We are looking for an outstanding individual who is able to independently conceive and carry out ground-breaking theory research.
Who We Are
The Nuclear Theory Group at CU Boulder is engaged in a variety of research topics, ranging from high energy nuclear collisions at the LHC (e.g. relativistic fluid dynamics) over astrophysical systems (e.g. neutron stars), non-linear gravity (e.g. collisions of black holes) to more formal developments (e.g. exact solutions in lower-dimensional quantum field theories), see e.g. the InSPIRE entries https://tinyurl.com/yxp7dej7 for recent activity.
What We Can Offer
We offer two years of competitive salary to pursue good physics research. In addition, the option to collaborate with local faculty/postdocs/students. In addition, The University of Colorado also offers a wide range of postdoctoral events and workshops to support career development. In addition, for researchers working on topics covered by the Center for Theory of Quantum Matter (CTQM), there will be the possibility to join CTQM as a junior fellow, cf. http://ctqm.colorado.edu
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.
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What We Require
A Ph.D. in theoretical physics.
To apply, please submit the following materials:
Research Statement (1 page only, please!): This statement will be given the most weight in the application review process. It should outline one groundbreaking physics research project that the applicant will work on during his/her time at CU Boulder. It should address the following points:
Why is the project important?
How is the applicant going to attack the problem?
Evidence (if any) that the applicant is able to conceive and carry out a research project independently (such as single-author papers).
During the application process, you will need to enter contact information for three references and we will request letters of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses.
For full consideration, please apply by December 20, 2019.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.
Posting Contact Information
Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources
Posting Contact Email: Recruiting@colorado.edu