Two post-doctoral positions iThemba LABS

03 October 2019

The DST/NRF funded South African Research Chair in the Subatomic Physics Department at iThemba LABS has two post-doctoral fellowships available, for which applications are invited to apply. The research focus of the Post-Doctoral researchers will be on experimental studies of photon strength functions/nuclear level densities or on gamma-ray decay of resonances. The Post-Doctoral researchers will further play an active role in mentoring Master and Hons students. The full advert and application portal can be found here:

Postdoctoral Research Position at the University of Tennessee

27 September 2019

The Experimental Nuclear Structure Group at the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates for a postdoctoral position in the experimental low-energy nuclear physics program. The successful candidate will be involved in the research on beta-delayed neutron emission using VANDLE neutron detector array. The candidate will also be included in the construction and operation of new generation neutron detector with tracking capabilities. The experimental program will be carried out in US national laboratories and laboratories abroad.

The UTK group has a demonstrated excellent track record in experimental nuclear structure studies of nuclei far from stability and an active program in digital data acquisition systems. The candidate should have demonstrable experience with experiments at accelerator facilities, as well as excellent skills in programming and data analysis. The position is available immediately.

Applicants should apply on-line at Please provide your CV with a list of publications. Two letters of recommendation are requested. Any questions regarding this posting can be sent to Prof. Robert Grzywacz at

Postdoctoral Research Associate Position at NSCL

25 September 2019

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LLNL Postdoctoral Positions in Ab Initio Nuclear Structure and/or Reaction Theory

13 September 2019

Ab initio Nuclear Structure and/or Reaction Theory - Postdoctoral Researcher

We have openings for Postdoctoral Researchers to conduct research in ab initio nuclear structure and/or reaction theory. You will actively participate in innovative research utilizing state of the art many-body approaches and high-performance computing to accurately describe the structural and/or reaction properties of light nuclei from first principles. These positions are in the Nuclear Data and Theory group of the Nuclear and Chemical Sciences Division.

Interested candidates should apply by submitting an application to the LLNL Careers web site under the Job ID: 105960.

A complete application consists of:
• a curriculum vitae and a brief research statement (in a single PDF file uploaded to the LLNL web site),
• and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will conclude when the positions are filled. For full consideration, complete applications should be received by October 15, 2019.

For questions or further information about the position, please contact Sofia Quaglioni at

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Experimental Nuclear Physics at Kent State University

13 September 2019

Experimental Nuclear Physics
Tenure Track faculty Position

The Department of Physics at Kent State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in experimental medium or high-energy nuclear physics. Although the position is primarily intended for the assistant professor level, candidates for appointments at higher ranks will be considered based upon qualifications.

The successful candidate is expected to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to develop a vigorous externally funded research program that will enhance Kent State University's ongoing efforts in experimental nuclear physics. A PhD or equivalent in physics is a requirement.

Applicants should submit materials that include a cover letter, CV, a statement of both short- and long-term research interests, and an outline of teaching interests and philosophy. Names and contact information for at least three professional references should also be provided.

Review of applications will begin in September 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. The appointment is expected to begin August 2020. Kent State University is committed to the pursuit and cultivation of diversity and excellence in its student body, staff and faculty. Inquiries relating to this position may be emailed to or mailed to: Nuclear Search Committee Chair, Department of Physics, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242.

For a complete description of this position [Job #999627, Kent Campus] and to apply online, visit our jobsite at
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