Postdoctoral Research Associate position at Western Michigan University

09 October 2017

A Postdoctoral Research Associate position at the Nuclear Theory Program of Western Michigan University (WMU) is available for immediate opening. The selected candidate is expected to advance relativistic nuclear field theory based on fundamental concepts for nucleon-nucleon interaction and to apply it to modern aspects of nuclear structure investigated at next-generation rare isotope beam (RIB) facilities. The position is jointly funded by the NSF Career Program and Western Michigan University with an initial one year appointment, with the possibility of renewal up to additional one or two years based upon performance and funding.

Interested candidates are invited to apply via WMU server at the following link (Posting Number 0604170):

including a Cover Letter highlighting qualifications, a CV with a list of publications, a brief (1-2 pages) Research Statement, and three names and contact information of potential references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will conclude when the position is filled. For full consideration, a complete application should be received by November 4, 2017.

For additional information and questions regarding this position, please, contact Dr. Elena Litvinova at

Assistant Professor of Physics position at Gonzaga University

09 October 2017

The Department of Physics at Gonzaga University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in fall of 2018. The successful candidate will show a clear promise for developing and teaching innovative undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses across the curriculum in a liberal arts environment. The successful candidate will also be expected to carry out a research program, involving undergraduates in this work when possible. Women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

For more information, please see

IAEA Job Vacancy: Associate Nuclear Data Physicist (Deadline 29 October 2017)

21 September 2017

The IAEA is looking for an Associate Nuclear Data Physicist, who is: (1) a data analyst, ensuring high quality of the technical content of such IAEA nuclear databases as EXFOR and CINDA (Computer Index of Neutron Data); (2) a scientific secretary, who plans and contributes to moderately complex technical meetings, and (3) a technical specialist contributing to the development of computer tools for accessing the databases. Please learn more about this opportunity at : .

FRIB Theory Fellow search

21 September 2017

The FRIB Theory Alliance is seeking outstanding candidates for an FRIB Theory Fellowship. The successful candidate will conduct independent or collaborative research at a Partner Institution on nuclear structure, reactions, astrophysics, and/or fundamental symmetries relevant to the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB). The FRIB Theory Alliance is a consortium of universities and national laboratories actively engaged in theoretical research in FRIB science. FRIB will be a new national user facility for nuclear science, funded by the DOE Office of Science and operated by Michigan State University.

The FRIB Theory Fellowship is a 2-yr position with the possibility of renewal for a maximum of 5 years. The initial stipend is $75k and this position has an annual travel budget of up to $5k. This FRIB Theory Fellow will be an employee of Michigan State University stationed at a Partner Institution by mutual agreement. The successful candidate must demonstrate great promise for high scientific achievement in FRIB science and is expected to advance into an open faculty or permanent staff position in the field within 5 years of their initial appointment.

The Partner Institutions and host contact information are: Argonne National Laboratory – Robert Wiringa: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory – Erich Ormand: Institute for Nuclear Theory, University of Washington – Sanjay Reddy:

Please apply at The application deadline is October 27, 2017. Applicants should also communicate their interest with specific Partner Institutions listed here.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Experimental Gamma Spectroscopy at Padova

13 September 2017

A selection announcement has been published for the awarding of a postdoctoral grant for the research project entitled “Nuclear Structure studies with gamma-ray spectroscopy” to be conducted at the Department of Physics and Astronomy “Galileo Galilei” of the University of Padua. You can find the call below (in Italian and English). The fellowship will last 24 months and will start latest on January 1st, 2018. The deadline for the application submission is October 3, 2017.

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