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Physics: Postdoctoral Scholar (Open until filled. Apply by 7/27/2020)

Recruitment Period

Open date: June 25th, 2020

Last review date: Monday, Jul 27, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Dec 18, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

The Physics Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for the postdoctoral scholar, under the direction of Professor Aiming Yan. The Postdoctoral Scholar will carry out research projects in the Yan group, which is currently focused on two-dimensional materials synthesis, heterostructure device fabrication and characterization; mentor and train graduate and undergraduate students in the group; and help maintain the research facilities (mainly for materials synthesis) in the Yan group and in shared research areas.

Applicants with expertise in materials synthesis, device fabrication and/or transmission electron microscopy are strongly encouraged to apply.

ACADEMIC TITLE
Postdoctoral Scholar

SALARY
Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Minimum annual salary rates are made based on the individual’s Experience Level, which is determined by the number of months of postdoctoral service at any institution. See current salary scale for Postdoctoral Titles at https://apo.ucsc.edu/compensation/salary-scales/index.html

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) in materials science, physics, chemistry (synthesis), engineering, or related field.

POSITION AVAILABLE
As soon as possible after initial review of the applications. Ph.D. must be in hand at time of the initial appointment.

MAXIMUM DURATION OF SERVICE IN A POSTDOCTORAL TITLE
Postdoctoral Scholar appointments are full-time; the initial appointment is for a minimum of one year, with the possibility of reappointment. Reappointment will be contingent upon positive performance review and availability of funding. The total duration of an individual’s postdoctoral service may not exceed five years, including postdoctoral service at any institution. Under limited circumstances, an exception to this limit may be considered, not to exceed a sixth year.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.

APPLY AT https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00831.
Please refer to Position # JPF00831-20P in all correspondence.

Documents/Materials

  • Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position (required)
  • Curriculum vitae with publication list and previous research experiences (required)
  • List of professional references, which includes names and contact information (required)

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Full consideration will be given to applications completed by July 27, 2020. Applications received after this date will be considered only if the position has not been filled.


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6/19/2020

Job location

Santa Cruz, California

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position.

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • List of Professional References - Please provide the names and contact information for your professional references