Physics - Postdoctoral Scholar - Experimental Atomic Physics

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: University Park, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime

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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The Eberly College of Science, Department of Physics at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking to fill a postdoctoral research position in Experimental Atomic Physics. The successful candidate will participate in our ongoing measurement of electric-field dependent energy shifts in Cs. These projects involve working to extend a complex, one-of-a-kind apparatus, taking and analyzing data, and all associated aspects of producing basic research in physics. The ideal candidate should have experience with laser cooling, atom trapping, and precision measurements.  

Requirements include a Ph.D. in Physics. Applications must be submitted electronically and include a cover letter, CV and statement of research interests. Applicants should arrange for two reference letters to be submitted to physicsapply@psu.edu (physicsapply@psu.edu ) indicating the appropriate job number in the subject line. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire, with possibility of re-funding. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.  

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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The Eberly College of Science, Department of Physics at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking to fill a postdoctoral research position in Experimental Atomic Physics. The successful candidate will participate in our ongoing measurement of electric-field dependent energy shifts in Cs. These projects involve working to extend a complex, one-of-a-kind apparatus, taking and analyzing data, and all associated aspects of producing basic research in physics. The ideal candidate should have experience with laser cooling, atom trapping, and precision measurements.  

Requirements include a Ph.D. in Physics. Applications must be submitted electronically and include a cover letter, CV and statement of research interests. Applicants should arrange for two reference letters to be submitted to physicsapply@psu.edu (physicsapply@psu.edu ) indicating the appropriate job number in the subject line. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire, with possibility of re-funding. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.  

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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