Postdoctoral Scholar Position Condensed Matter Theory at the University of California, Davis
University of California, Davis
Location: Davis, California
Salary: $60,000 - $62,200
Physics: Condensed Matter
The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See Table 23: Postdoctoral Scholar-Employee, Postdoctoral Scholar-Fellow, Postdoctoral Scholar-Paid Direct, Fiscal Year. “Offscale salaries”, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions, qualifications, and experience.
Internal Number: JPF05541
The Condensed Matter Theory (CMT) Physics group at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar research position. The primary worksite for this position is the UC Davis Physics and Astronomy Department in Davis, CA. Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Theory Physics or related area(s) prior to beginning employment.
Professor Alex Thomson invites applicants for a postdoctoral research position in Condensed Matter Theory. Research will focus on various aspects of moiré heterostructures, topological materials, unconventional superconductivity, and other strongly correlated phases of matter.
This is a full-time, 2-year postdoctoral scholar appointment with the possibility of renewal based on satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funding and ongoing operational needs. Candidates must have less than 3 years of paid postdoctoral experience. Salary for this position depends on experience level. This position is represented by a union for collective bargaining purposes and may be subject to a background check.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of research interests and experience and arrange for three references to be sent by August 31, 2023 for full consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.
The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is a distinguished university, ranked 5th nationally by the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education and 11th nationally by US News and World Report among U.S. public universities overall and for research funding. It is also ranked #1 by Forbes Magazine as “The 13 Most Important STEM Colleges for Women.” Forbes has also ranked UC Davis as 52nd among the Best Employers for Diversity. Please review the full position description to learn more about the acclaimed university and the notable rankings we have received regarding diversity, environmental sustainability, work-life balance, and more.
We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. The complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy can be found here: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
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The University of California, Davis (UC Davis, UCD, or Davis) is a public land-grant research university near Davis, California. Named a Public Ivy, it is the northernmost of the ten campuses of the University of California system. The institution was first founded as an agricultural branch of the system in 1905 and became the seventh campus of the University of California in 1959. The campus is made up of Academic staff (2,133), Administrative staff (21,486), Students (40,031),Undergraduates (31,162), and
Postgraduates8,869. (2020) The university is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity". The UC Davis faculty includes 23 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 30 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 17 members of the American Law Institute, 14 members of the Institute of Medicine, and 14 members of the National Academy of Engineering. Among other honors that university faculty, alumni, and researchers have won are two Nobel Prizes, one Fields Medal, a Presidential Medal of Freedom, three Pulitzer Prizes, three MacArthur Fellowships, and a National Medal of Science.
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