Postdoctoral Fellow – Low Temperature Plasma Physics (PHYSIC 16-0138)
The West Virginia University Research Corporation (WVURC) invites applications for postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at West Virginia University (WVU). This position supports the research related to implementation of realistic surface coefficients for plasma surface interactions in kinetic plasma simulation, development of a new diagnostic to measure secondary electron emission coefficients, experimental benchmarks, and the development of novel concepts to optimize plasma process control.
A PhD in Physics and experience in Particle in Cell simulations of capacitive radio frequency plasmas complemented with Monte Carlo treatment of collision processes are required. More than 3 years of research in low temperature plasma science and experience in experimental, computational, and theoretical research in plasma science are preferred. Incumbent must possess a valid passport or be able to obtain one upon employment.
Competitive salary and benefits package offered. For a complete job description and to apply for this position, please visit http://hr.research.wvu.edu and click on the “View Jobs” link. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references as part of the application process. For questions or additional information, contact Dr. Julian Schulze, 304-293-3422, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
WVU is a comprehensive land grant university with 29,000 students. WVU is classified by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education as a Research-High Activity Institution. The Department of Physics and Astronomy (http://physics.wvu.edu) consists of 22 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 15 research faculty and postdoctoral researchers, 72 Ph.D. graduate students, and approximately 80 undergraduate physics majors. The largest research areas are condensed matter physics, astrophysics, plasma physics, and physics education.
The University community of Morgantown offers plentiful educational opportunities as well as recreational outlets, is within easy driving distance of Pittsburgh, PA, and is about 200 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. WVURC is an AA/EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/E-verify compliant employer.
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