Post-Doctoral Position in Nuclear Theory at Ohio University

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The Nuclear Theory Group at Ohio University anticipates hiring a post-doctoral research associate to take up a position starting in the Fall of 2024. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics or expect to complete their Ph.D. by September 2024. The research interests of the group include nuclear forces, nuclear and electromagnetic reactions in few-nucleon systems, and few-body descriptions of nuclear reactions for both stable light- and medium-mass nuclei and for species near the driplines. 

We attack these problems using a variety of forefront tools including ab initio calculations, Bayesian uncertainty quantification, effective field theory, and multiple-scattering and Faddeev techniques. We expect the successful candidate to contribute to these efforts. Thus applicants should have a strong research record  and display significant initiative to complement their research skills.

The appointment will initially be for one year. Renewal for a second year is highly probable, but is contingent on funding and job performance.

Interested candidates are requested to submit a curriculum vitae, and a statement of research interests which should include a complete list of publications to:

Only submissions via this method will be accepted.  When you submit your application you will be asked to provide the names of three people willing to write  a reference letter on your behalf. Those individuals will then be contacted by email and asked to upload a letter to our system. 

Questions about the position should be addressed to Prof. Charlotte Elster ( Review of applications will begin November 28, 2023. 

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