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Post-doctoral Research Associate in Experimental Plasma Physics
|Position Title||Post-doctoral Research Associate in Experimental Plasma Physics|
|Position Description & Qualifications||
Lawrence University invites applications from those interested in a two-year full-time postdoctoral research position at a small undergraduate college. The successful candidate will take primary responsibility for conducting electron plasma experiments in a purely toroidal field trap and in a dipole trap. Experience in laboratory plasma physics is desired, as well as CAD design and development of experimental control and data acquisition systems using LabVIEW. The responsibilities associated with this position include:
This position is funded in part by a grant from the National Science Foundation, and therefore, the person in this position will be responsible for following applicable federal grant requirements.
We encourage applications from individuals who will help us create a more inclusive Lawrence by: (1) further diversifying the staff; and/or (2) demonstrating experience serving diverse populations and working successfully with diverse colleagues; and (3) showing interest in developing initiatives to address the needs of a diverse student, faculty, staff and community particularly related to antiracism.
Lawrence University is a small private liberal arts college in Appleton, Wisconsin with an enrollment of 1500 undergraduate students. The physics department consists of four professors and one staff member. There are typically 30-40 students in the physics program with ten completing the physics major each year. The department is committed to providing genuine research experiences for students and expects the candidate to share that commitment.
Candidates must have a PhD in physics or a related field by the start date. To apply, submit the following at https://lawrence.peopleadmin.com: (1) a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) two letters of recommendation. Applications will be evaluated starting February 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. The start date is flexible, but ideally sometime between June 1 and September 1, 2023. Inquiries about this position should be directed to Professor Matthew R. Stoneking – firstname.lastname@example.org .
Posting Detail Information
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Best Consideration Date||02/15/2023|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Special Instructions Summary|
|Anticipated Number of Hours per Week||40|
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