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Location UNH, Durham, NH
Department UNH CEPS Physics [UDPHYS]
Summary of Position

The Nuclear and Particle Physics Group at the University of New Hampshire (UNH NPG) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate. The successful candidate will take a leading role in our Jefferson Lab Tensor Spin program. They will also have the opportunity to contribute to the Spin Structure program including production of polarized ammonia for target material for both the Spin Structure and Tensor Spin programs, the Heavy Photon Search, and to propose and initiate new experiments.
The position is available starting September 1, 2017, and will remain open until filled. This is a one year appointment, which will be renewed for additional years contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance. Candidates are required to have a PhD in experimental nuclear or particle physics by the appointment start date. Experience in spin-dependent analysis and/or polarized targets would be an asset, as would experience working with solid ammonia and cryogenic, vacuum, and millimeter wave equipment.
Applicants should send a curriculum vita, summary of relevant research experience, and cover letter to Prof. Elena Long ( Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to Prof. Elena Long ( Applications will be considered immediately upon arrival and should be sent no later than August 21 for full consideration. Inquiries may be sent to the same address. The UNH NPG’s efforts are supported by the US Department of Energy.
The University of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran’s status, physical or mental disability, or marital status. Candidates of all genders and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Additional Job Information
Posting Number/Job Order # PF0108FY18
Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D in Nuclear Physics by starting date of position.

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

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Percent Time Information (FTE) 100
Faculty Information
If Renewable or Number of years, please specify
Type of Position

Posting Details

Posting Date 07/19/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Appointment Type Grant Funded
If TERM position with benefits, indicate projected end date
Institution Information
This position is responsible for the supervision of Does not supervise
Special Requirements A background check will be required as a condition of employment.
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Duties / Responsibilities

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. (3) Professional References Contact Info
  4. Professional Letter of Reference (1)
  5. Professional Letter of Reference (2)
  6. Professional Letter of Reference (3)
  7. Research Statement
Optional Documents