Kent State University

Theoretical Astrophysics Postdoctoral Position

The theoretical astrophysics group at Kent State University has a postdoctoral position available starting in Summer or Fall of 2018 to be supervised by Dr. Veronica Dexheimer. The position is for one year, but may be extended one or two more years, depending on the availability of funding. Candidates should have a PhD in physics and a strong background in at least one of the following areas: nuclear physics, particle physics, high energy physics, astrophysics of compact stars, and general relativity.

Interested candidates should send their full CV including publication list and a brief (<1 page) statement of research interests to together with the names and emails of 3 references who may be contacted at a later time for reference letters. Please use the string “Application for postdoc position – SURNAME NAME” in the email subject. The application deadline is December 15, 2017.

Kent State University, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a diverse work force. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posted: October 24, 2017

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories,  Chalk River

Applied Physicist, Two Permanent Positions Open

Apply to these positions directly from, or follow this direct link:

Posted: August 22, 2017

University of Jyväskylä

Postdoctoral Researcher, Physics, Nuclear Spectroscopy Group

Please find attached an announcement for a postdoctoral researcher position at the University of Jyväskylä. The project is related to in-beam experiments to be conducted at HIE-ISOLDE, CERN. The applications should be sent using an online application form (please notice the link to “online application form” in the end of the announcement). The deadline is 15.9.2017.

Posted: August 18, 2017

Argonne National Laboratory

Physics Division: Low Energy Heavy-Ion Group

The Low-Energy Heavy-Ion group of Physics Division at Argonne National Laboratory invitesyou to apply for a postdoctoral position beginning immediately.  This position will contribute toour program to identify, develop, and expand new opportunities in experimental nuclear research at Argonne Tandem Linac Accelerator System (ATLAS), a national user facility. ATLAS is a world renowned accelerator system that has allowed for significant contributions to be made in the advancement of nuclear physics research.

The Physics Division has an active and broad ranging program at the intersection of nuclear and atomic physics. We are looking for recent Ph.D. graduates who want to take challenging roles in the nuclear structure research programs at ATLAS, with a primary focus on utilizing the GRETINA HPGe detector array. The successful candidate is expected to have experience in gamma-ray detectors and techniques, as well as in multi-parameter digital data-acquisition systems, and in analysis data from accelerator-based experiments.

This position requires a Ph.D. in nuclear or atomic physics or related field.  The appointment will be for two years contingent on continued external funding. For more information about the opportunities, contact Dr. Michael P. Carpenter ( or Dr. Shaofei Zhu (

Posted: August 8, 2017

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Physics Division: P-27 Group

The P-27 group in Physics Division is looking for postdoctoral candidates to work on direct and indirect measurements of neutron induced reactions. The successful candidate will perform measurements, analysis, and/or development with the suite of instruments located at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) or perform experiments at external National User Facilities in the US, including ATLAS at ANL, the NSCL at Michigan State, the Texas A&M University, or the University of Notre Dame. At LANSCE, the candidates will work with the Detector for Advanced Neutron Capture Experiments (DANCE), the Low-Energy (n,z) (LENZ) instrument, the Time Projection Chamber (TPC) and the SPIDER, and be actively involved in developing new instruments to take advantage of the unique time-of-flight neutron beams available at LANSCE. 

For more information about the position, please see a pdf with detailed information

Posted: August 1, 2017

Insight Fellowship Positions (Various)

Insight is now accepting applications for the January 2018 fellowships in Data Science, Health Data Science, Data Engineering, and Artificial Intelligence.

900+ Insight alumni are now data scientists and data engineers at Facebook, LinkedIn, The New York Times, Apple, Airbnb, Netflix, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Github, Slack, Seven Bridges Genomics, Twitter, Bloomberg, NBC, Pinterest, Microsoft, and 250+ other top companies.

Insight Fellows Programs:

- 7 week, full-time training fellowship
- Mentorship from leading industry data scientists, data engineers & AI specialists
- Join an active community of Insight alumni
- Self-directed, project-based learning followed by interviews at top companies
- Tuition-free with need-based scholarships available to help cover living costs

Application Deadline: October 23rd

Insight awards four distinct Fellowships - learn more & apply:

Data Science
- For PhDs & Postdocs (graduating by May 2018)
- Locations: Silicon Valley, NYC, Boston, Seattle & Remote
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Health Data Science
- For PhDs, Postdocs & MDs (graduating by May 2018)
- Locations: Silicon Valley & Boston
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Data Engineering
- For Bachelors, Masters or PhDs (graduating by May 2018) & professional engineers
- Locations: Silicon Valley & NYC
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Artificial Intelligence
- For Bachelors, Masters or PhDs (graduating by May 2018) & professional engineers
- Locations: Silicon Valley & NYC
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Updated: September, 29, 2017

Technical University Darmstadt

PhD Position at Institute for Nuclear Physics, Techinical University Darmstadt

Please see the following PDF for more information.


Postdoc Position in Experimental Nuclear Physics (GANIL)

Please see the following PDF for more information

University of oslo

Postdoc Position in Experimental Low-Energy Nuclear Physics at the University of Oslo

The experimental low-energy nuclear physics group at the Department of
Physics at the University of Oslo is inviting applications for a two-year
postdoctoral appointment. The position is funded by the Research Council of
Norway as part of the project "Nuclear Shapes and Resonances". The
successful candidate is expected to support the on-going research effort by
taking a leading role in lifetime measurements for short-lived excited
states in very neutron-rich fission fragments using Doppler-shift
techniques. More details about the project, requirements, benefits, and the
application procedure can be found on the following website:

Candidates are welcome to contact Andreas Görgen
( for more information.

unam (ifunam)

Postdoc Openings at UNAM (IFUNAM) in Experimental HEP

The Physics Institute at UNAM (IFUNAM), Mexico, has an opening for a Postdoc in experimental HEP to participate in ALICE-CERN V0+ detector development. V0+ is an integral part of the new Fast Interaction Trigger (FIT) for the upgrade of ALICE detector to be implemented during the Long Shutdown 2 scheduled for 2019-2020. Interested applicants should submit a CV and 3 letters of recommendation to:
Arturo Menchaca-Rocha