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Theory Post Doctoral Associate

Requisition Number:



Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Research Faculty



Job Summary

The University of Colorado high-energy physics theory group is searching for a research associate ("post-doctoral researcher") in all fields of HEP theory, including lattice field theory. The appointment will be for a 2-year term.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

The candidate will be expected to carry out research in HEP theory in collaboration with members of the group, with others, or independently.

What You Should Know

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and an EPLS (Excluded Parties List System) check.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. 


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. List of references
  3. Statement of Research Philosophy
  4. You will need to submit 3 references for this position. These individuals will be contacted and asked to submit a letter of recommendation. This information will be kept confidential and viewable only by the search committee.
For full consideration, applications are requested no later than Monday, December 3, 2018, although applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. 

Posting Contact Name: Professor Ethan Neil

Posting Contact Email:

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