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Postdoctoral Theoretical Particle Physics Positions

Recruitment Period

Open October 1st, 2020 through Sunday, Jan 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by January 31st, 2021, you will have until February 12th, 2021 to complete your application.


The University of California, Irvine invites applications for one or more Postdoctoral Researcher position in theoretical particle physics or astroparticle physics beginning in September 2021. The theory group at UC Irvine has research interests in astroparticle physics, beyond standard model physics, collider physics, cosmology, neutrino physics, and quantum gravity. Faculty members include Kevork Abazajian, Mu-Chun Chen, Jonathan Feng, Manoj Kaplinghat, Arvind Rajaraman, Michael Ratz, Yuri Shirman, and Tim Tait. The group will be joined by Ian Moult in the Fall of 2021. The group is complemented by large and diverse experimental particle physics and astrophysics groups; see for additional information.

The successful applicant(s) will have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent; salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and a list of publications online at . For full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2020.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination polic


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  • 3-5 letters of reference required