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Postdoctoral Researcher position in Theoretical Particle Physics

Position overview

Salary range: $64,480 - $77,327

Application Window

Open date: January 24, 2024

Most recent review date: Tuesday, May 7, 2024 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: Saturday, Aug 31, 2024 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.

Position description

The University of California, Irvine anticipates making one or more offers for Postdoctoral Researcher positions in theoretical particle physics beginning in September 2024.

The theory group at UC Irvine has research interests in astroparticle physics, beyond the standard model physics, collider physics, cosmology, neutrino physics, quantum field theory and string phenomenology. Faculty members include Kevork Abazajian, Mu-Chun Chen, Jonathan Feng, Manoj Kaplinghat, Shirley Li, Arvind Rajaraman, Michael Ratz, Yuri Shirman, and Tim Tait. 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, a list of publications.

Interested candidates should apply online at UCI’s online application system: [].

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicant should have or be about to gain a PhD in Physics or related field.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
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About UC Irvine

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 anti-discrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA