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Postdoctoral Associate - Nuclear Security
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The **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. group on applied neutrino science is seeking applicants for one post-doctoral research positions in nuclear non-proliferation broadly defined, with a focus on novel applications of neutrinos in this area. A Ph.D. in physics, nuclear engineering or related disciplines by the start date is required, and a demonstrated ability to carry out independent research is expected.
This position is available starting Fall 2019 and is renewable for up to three years duration in total, depending on performance. The position is part of a consortium for Monitoring, Technology and Verification (
) funded by the U.S.
National Nuclear Security Administration. The
comprises 14 universities and and 12 national laboratories and the successful candidate will have the opportunity for extended research stays at participating institutions.
The applied neutrino science group is led by Dr. Patrick Huber and hosted within the Center for Neutrino Physics that consists of more than a dozen faculty in both theory and experiment. The primary duties of the position will consist of research in applied science directed towards enhancing non-proliferation capabilities, writing peer-reviewed publications and presenting research results to a wider research community both regionally and internationally.
The successful applicant must hold a Ph.D. in particle or nuclear physics, nuclear engineering or closely related disciplines.
The candidate must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident.
Knowledge of neutrino physics.
Ability to work under limited supervision.
Experience working in teams of varied backgrounds.
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Qualified applicants must electronically submit an online application, resume/curriculum vitae, and optional cover letter to jobs.vt.edu, posting # SR0190100 In addition, list contact information for 3 professional references and the system will email references for letters of recommendation. Apply to posting #X. Applicant screening will continue until the position is filled. **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.
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