Postdoctoral Research Associate I (HETG)

Position Details

Position Information

Title Postdoctoral Research Associate I (HETG)
Department Physics (0411)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The University of Arizona expects to hire a postdoctoral researcher working in theoretical high-energy physics, to begin Fall 2018. Candidates working in all branches of high-energy physics, particularly physics beyond the Standard Model, are encouraged to apply. This appointment is for one year. Extension to a second year may be possible depending on available funding, but is not anticipated at this time.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

The postdoc is expected to participate in research on various topics in theoretical particle physics.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. or equivalent degree in physics or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Postdoctoral Research
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P20509
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 08/13/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Carmen Montijo
montijoc@email.arizona.edu

Open Date 02/01/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 02/12/2018
Special Instructions to Applicant

Please include a cover letter, CV, a list of most significant publications and a statement of research interest.

Please note: Upon submitting your application, your references will receive an automated email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation.

Diversity Statement

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Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Upon hire, will you have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in physics or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Statement of Research Interests
  3. List of Publications
  4. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents