Postdoctoral Research Associate

    The University of North Carolina
    Chapel hill, NC

    Job Description

    Posting Information

    Position Title

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    Vacancy ID



    Physics and Astronomy - 319000

    Position Type

    Postdoctoral Scholar

    Salary Range

    $48,000 - $60,000


    Full Time

    If part-time, hours per week



    Proposed Start Date

    Estimated Duration of Appointment

    36 Months

    Posting Open Date


    Posting Close Date

    Open Until Filled


    Work Location

    Chapel Hill, NC

    Position Summary

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Physics and Astronomy Department has immediate openings for postdoctoral researcher position in experimental nuclear and astroparticle physics ( The group's primary research activities are searching for neutrinoless double-beta decay in 76Ge as part of the LEGEND Collaboration and involvement in the liquid scintillator R&D experiment NuDot. We are also participants in the NSF PIRE-GErmanium Materials And Detectors Advancement Research Consortium ( where we are working with GEMADARC collaborators on advanced Ge detectors and we are involved in the KATRIN tritium beta-decay neutrino mass experiment.

    Educational Requirements

    PhD in physics

    Qualifications and Experience

    Experience in experimental nuclear, particle or astrophysics, and an established record of research excellence.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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    Department Contact Name and Title

    John Wilkerson and Julieta Gruszko

    Department Contact Telephone or Email

    John Wilkerson - and Julieta Gruszko -

    Postdoctoral Affairs Contact Information

    If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University's Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to

    Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

    Applicant Documents
    Posting ID: 552776448Posted: 2020-05-21

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