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Research Associate in Computational/Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

Company: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Department of Physics at the University of Virginia is seeking a postdoctoral research associate to do computational work in condensed matter physics and materials science.

The successful candidate will work on the theoretical modeling and numerical simulations of strongly correlated electron systems, with emphasis on large-scale dynamical simulations. The focus will be on the combination of many-body techniques (e.g. dynamical mean-field theory, quantum Monte Carlo simulations, etc) with the modern machine learning methods. Demonstrated experience in machine learning and related data science background will be highly favored.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: A Ph.D. degree in Physics or closely related field is required by the appointment start date. Strong coding ability and computational experience are required. Candidates must have effective oral and written communication skills.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at attach a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three individuals who can provide professional reference letters.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled. Starting date is flexible, but the anticipated start date is early 2020. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

This is a one-year appointment; however, the appointment may be renewed for one additional one-year term, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Gia-Wei Chern, Assistant Professor, at

Questions regarding the application should be directed to: Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at

For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit and

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician's Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Keywords: University of Virginia, Charlottesville , Research Associate in Computational/Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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