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Deadline: 2015-12-20
Location: Lawrence, KS, USA

Post-Doctoral Researcher or Research Associate in Theoretical High Energy Physics – University of Kansas

The High Energy Theory Group at the University of Kansas invites applications for a position at the postdoctoral/research associate level beginning September 1, 2016. The group works on physics of the Standard Model and beyond, including QCD, collider physics, neutrino physics, ultra-high energy cosmic rays, model-building, and astroparticle-cosmology. Required qualifications for the postdoctoral researcher position include a Ph.D. in physics or related field by date of appointment and potential for and/or evidence of scientific productivity. Required qualifications for the associate researcher position include a Ph.D. in physics or related field by date of appointment, three or more years of relevant experience working in a research setting at the post-doctoral level. Preferred qualifications include experience in particle phenomenology with expertise in collider physics. Exceptional applicants from other areas will be given careful consideration. The initial appointment will be for two years, but is renewable up to one additional year contingent on performance and funding.

For a complete announcement and to apply online, go to https://employment.ku.edu/staff/4591BR. Applicants should submit a cover letter with the names and contact information of three references, their CV, publication list, and a statement of research interests. In addition, three reference letters should be sent by email to theorypostdoc[AT]ku.edu or mailed to Department of Physics and Astronomy, 1251 Wescoe Hall Drive, Room 1082, Malott Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045 USA. Initial review of applications will begin December 20, 2015; please apply by this date for consideration of review of your application. Inquiries can be made by email to ian.lewis[AT]ku.edu

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