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Postdoctoral Associate
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The Hampton University Department of Physics invites nominations and applications for a postdoctoral assocaite in theoretical nuclear physics, beginning on February 1, 2018 or later, and for a duration of eight months.

Founded in 1868, Hampton University is a leading historically black university (HBCU) located on the Virginia Peninsula in the City of Hampton.  It is a privately endowed, co-educational, nonsectarian institution.  The Department of Physics offers undergraduate and graduate (MS and PhD) degrees in physics, and areas of research involve nuclear, optical and medical physics.

Duties and Responsibilities

The candidate will conduct research in theoretical nuclear physics in topics involving low energy effective theories. Candidates with experience in effective theories, Chiral Perturbation Theory and 1/N expansions will be preferred. The candidate will be encouraged to carry out work on her/his topics of interest and also to collaborate on ongoing projects in Baryon chiral effective theories.



The candidate is required to have completed a PhD in theoretical nuclear or particle physics, and have experience working in effective theories.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a Hampton University Application for Employment for faculty, a letter outlining the candidate's commitment to teaching, professional and scholarly work; a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation on company letterhead. Applications may be submitted electronically to Prof. Jose L. Goity  (jose.goity@hamptonu.edu) or mailed to: Prof. Jose L. Goity,  Department of Physics, Hampton University, Hampton VA 23668.


*Hampton University is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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