The Plasma Physics Group headed by Professor Earl Scime (firstname.lastname@example.org) at West Virginia University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position (ulysses.phys.wvu.edu/~escime). The primary responsibilities of the position involve the operation of helicon source-based laboratory for studies of double layers, magnetic reconnection, and magnetized sheaths. A PhD in physics or other relevant field, and a strong experimental background and/or experience with low temperature plasma sources, plasma diagnostics, vacuum systems, and spectroscopy are required. The salary and benefits are competitive and the successful applicant will have opportunities to develop new research ideas, participate in proposal development, lead collaborations with other research groups, and mentor graduate and undergraduate students.
Morgantown is regularly listed among the top ten small cities on the east coast of the USA and is located approximately 70 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA and 200 miles east of Washington, DC. The university has an enrollment of 30,000 students and the Department of Physics and Astronomy has strong research programs in plasma physics, condensed matter physics, physics education research, and astrophysics.
For a complete job description and to apply for this position (note, a CV, cover letter, and three letters of reference are required), please visit http://hr.research.wvu.edu and click on the “View Jobs” link to find Job Number 11541 or view the full job ad here.
West Virginia University Research Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Corporation values diversity among its employees and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Internal Number: 11541
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