Postdoctoral Researcher/Senior Postdoctoral Researcher/Research Associate
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge, LA

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Working Title:
Position Type:
Other Academic

Department:
11530 - PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY - COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

Work Location:
202 Nicholson Hall

Pay Schedule: Classified Positions Only

Campus:
0601 - LSU

Job Summary/Responsibilities:
95% Conduct research with members of the nuclear theory group and perform scientific research in the forefront area of ab initio nuclear structure and reactions for light and medium-mass nuclei. The successful candidate will be able to utilize the state-of-the-art LSU's symmetry-adapted no-core shell model and advance reaction studies for heavier nuclei beyond the currently accessible systems with impact on nuclear astrophysics. In addition, this position will interact with very strong research groups in several related areas including experimental nuclear physics, astrophysics, and neutrino physics. Responsibilities also include the following: - Writing scientific papers; - Presenting talks at scientific meetings; - Participating in other local, state, national and international developments in nuclear physics; - Supervise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students; - Writing of grant proposals for external support. 5% Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Required Qualifications:
(All) Prior experience in reaction theory and/or in nuclear astrophysics is required. (Research Associate 4) Master's in theoretical physics or astrophysics and one to two years of related experience or a terminal degree (Ph.D.) in related field. (Research Associate 5) Master's in theoretical physics or astrophysics and two to four years of related experience or a terminal degree (Ph.D.) in related field. (Postdoctoral Researcher) Ph.D. in theoretical physics or astrophysics. (Senior Postdoctoral Researcher) Ph.D. in theoretical physics or astrophysics with three years postgraduate experience.

Special Requirements:
Some national and international travel is required.

Desired Qualifications:
Posting Date:
10-29-2012

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants:
CV should include a list of publications. Please provide three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. Please attach a research statement as Other Document 1. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.

Additional Position Information:
The nuclear physics and astrophysics group at Louisiana State University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher, Senior Postdoctoral Researcher, or Research Associate to work with members of the nuclear theory group. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Application deadline is November 12, 2012 or until a candidate is selected. BENEFITS: LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

EEO Statement:
THE LSU SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS EMPLOYER

Quicklink for Posting:
lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55268

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