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See also the listings at the INT for postdoc and faculty job openings.


Faculty Positions

FRIB-TA Bridge faculty position at Washington University
The Department of Physics at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications to fill a tenure-track faculty opening at the Assistant Professor level in Nuclear Theory with relevance to the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) at Michigan State University (MSU). The search involves a position that is initially 50% funded by MSU through its FRIB theory alliance (FRIB-TA) until the successful candidate receives tenure. The appointment will begin Fall 2018. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 2017.

Postdoc and Fellow Positions

Postdoc Position in nuclear theory at Jyväskylä, Finland
The nuclear theory project, funded by the Helsinki Institute of Physics (HIP), is looking for a post-doc candidate for a fixed term position. The project activities are located at Jyväskylä, Finland, where the candidate is expected to locate. The length of the contract is one year, with a possible extension to second year. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting September 1, 2017.

Faculty Positions posted before 2017

FACULTY POSITION IN THEORETICAL NUCLEAR SCIENCE (REACTION THEORY)
Michigan State University (MSU) is seeking outstanding candidates, with expertise in reaction theory, for an open rank faculty position in theoretical nuclear science at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams. FRIB theory faculty members typically have joint appointments in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, where they teach and supervise graduate students. The applicant is expected to carry out state-of-the-art work in reaction theory relevant to the research at National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) now and the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) in the future. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting January 15, 2017.
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Nuclear Theory
The Physics Department of the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in theoretical nuclear physics to start September 1, 2017. This position will initially be joint with the RIKEN BNL Research Center and transition after the first five years to a full-time UMass position. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting November 15, 2016.
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Nuclear Theory
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks candidates with a Ph.D. in physics or a related area, a record of strong postdoctoral research in theoretical nuclear physics, and a commitment to teaching for appointment as a tenure-track assistant professor. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 16, 2016.
Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Nuclear Physics, Rutgers University
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in experimental, theoretical or computational Nuclear Physics. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting November 15, 2016.
Senior Lecturer ("associate professor") in Mathematical Physics, Lund University
The research at the division of Mathematical physics within the Faculty of Engineering is conducted mainly in the field of quantum many-body physics, that includes theoretical nuclear structure physics and nanostructured quantum systems. The present position focuses on theoretical nuclear structure physics. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting January 31, 2016.
Faculty opening, Subatomic Theory, Louisiana State University
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professorship in the area of subatomic theory starting August 2016. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 15, 2015.
Faculty opening, Theoretical Particle-Astroparticle, Washington University
The Department of Physics at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications to fill a tenure-track faculty opening at the Assistant Professor level in Theoretical Particle- Astrophysics Physics. This will be a broad search for which we welcome candidates in a range of disciplines including Particle Physics and Cosmology, Relativity, Nuclear Theory/Astrophysics and other areas of astro/nuclear/particle t heory and phenomenology. The appointment will begin Fall 2016. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 2015.
Faculty position in Theoretical Nuclear Physics, TAMU [Update: Dr. Jeremy Holt appointed]
The Physics and Astronomy Department at Texas A&M University seeks applications for a faculty position in theoretical low-energy nuclear physics under the auspices of the Nuclear Solutions Institute. Candidates at all career levels will be considered with priority going to junior or mid-career individuals. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting June 1, 2015.

Assistant/Associate Professor, Computational Physics, WSU
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Washington State University (WSU) in Pullman, Washington, seeks outstanding applicants for a permanent, full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position in theoretical/computational physics starting August 16, 2015. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting January 2, 2015.
Assistant Professor, Theoretical Nuclear Science, MSU [Update: Dr. Heiko Hergert appointed]
The National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) at Michigan State University (MSU) is seeking outstanding candidates for an assistant professor faculty position in theoretical nuclear science. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting September 2014.
Full Professor, Theoretical Nuclear Physics, Temple University
The Physics Department at Temple University invites applications for a full-time faculty position at a tenured professor level with a start date of July 1, 2015, in the area of theoretical nuclear physics. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 2014.
Tenure-track Faculty Position, Theoretical Physics, UMass Amherst
The Physics Department of the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in theoretical high energy, nuclear, gravitational physics and/or theoretical cosmology to start September 1, 2015. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 2014.
Tenure-track Faculty Position, Lehigh University
The Department of Physics at Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor Level beginning in August 2015. Preferably, candidates should have strong interest and expertise in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics; Plasma Physics; Elementary Particle Physics; Cosmology; or Nuclear Physics. Both theorists and experimentalist are invited to apply. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 2014.
Chair in Theoretical Nuclear Physics, University of York [Update: Prof. Jacek Dobaczewski appointed]
This newly created Theoretical Nuclear Physics Chair is the result of a strategic partnership between the Department of Physics and STFC. The appointee will establish a new UK nuclear physics theory group based at the University of York. This key appointment will complement both the existing experimental group in York and groups in other UK institutions. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 7, 2014.
Permanent Research Position in Riken
There is an opening for a permanent research position in RIKEN for a low-energy nuclear theorist (it is from the Quantum Hadron Physics group, but the position is for low-energy nuclear physics theorists interested in interdisciplinary research in nuclear structure, nuclear reactions, and nuclear astrophysics.) See the job description and application info.

Postdoc and Fellow Positions posted before 2017

Postdoc Position at the INT
The Department of Energy's Institute for Nuclear Theory, on the University of Washington campus, invites applications for one or more postdoctoral Research Associate positions starting Fall 2017, possibly as early as April 2017. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 2016.
Postdoc Fellow Positions at NSF Hub N3AS
The newly established NSF Hub N3AS -- Network for Neutrinos, Nuclear Astrophysics, and Symmetries - intends to make 2-4 postdoctoral fellow appointments for fall 2017. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 31, 2016.
Postdoc Position at Ohio State University
The Ohio State University Nuclear Theory Group anticipates an opening for a postdoctoral researcher in low-energy nuclear theory beginning in the Fall of 2017. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 16, 2016.
Postdoc Position(s) at Los Alamos National Lab
The T-2 group (Nuclear and Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology) in the Theoretical Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory invites applications for one or more postdoctoral positions in Nuclear Theory to begin in Fall 2017. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting November 21, 2016.
Postdoc Position(s) at the University of Washington
The Nuclear Theory Group at the University of Washington anticipates filling one to two fulltime postdoctoral to start in Fall 2017. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting November 30, 2016.
Postdoc Positions at the ECT*
The European Centre for Theoretical Studies in Nuclear Physics and Related Areas (ECT*, Trento, Italy) invites applications for two 2-year postdoctoral positions starting in the Fall of 2017. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 2016.
Postdoc Positions at JLab Theory Center
The Jefferson Lab Theory Center expects to have three postdoctoral research positions beginning around September 2017. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 2, 2016.
Postdoc Position(s) at MIT
The nuclear theory group at MIT expects to have an opening for one or more postdoctoral positions starting in the fall of 2017. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 2016.
Postdoc Position at Ohio University
The Nuclear Theory Group at Ohio University anticipates hiring a post-doctoral research associate to take up a position beginning in the Fall of 2017. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 20, 2016.
Postdoc Position at University of Maryland
The Quarks, Hadron and Nuclei theory group at the University of Maryland has a position available to start at any time from now to early September 2017. Contact Paulo Bedaque (bedaque@umd.edu) or Tom Cohen (cohen@physics.umd.edu) for further information or to apply.
Postdoc Position at TRIUMF
The Theory Department at TRIUMF has a postdoctoral position available in nuclear theory starting in the fall of 2017. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting November 15, 2016.
Postdoc Position in Argonne Theory Group
The Theory Group in the Physics Division at Argonne National Laboratory is seeking exceptional candidates for a postdoctoral position that might, contingent upon funding, begin in October 2017. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 5, 2016.
Post-doc position in nuclear theory at Jyväskylä, Finland
The nuclear theory project, funded by the Helsinki Institute of Physics (HIP), is looking for a post-doc candidate for a fixed term position. The project activities are located at Jyväskylä, Finland, where the candidate is expected to locate. The length of the contract is one year, with a possible extension to second year. The HIP nuclear theory project works in a close collaboration with the local FIDIPRO group, lead by Prof. Jacek Dobaczewski, and nuclear theory group, led by Prof. Jouni Suhonen. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting March 18th, 2016.
Postdoctoral Research Associate - University of Tennessee / ORNL
The Theoretical Nuclear Physics Group at the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates for a postdoctoral position at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Physics and Applications on the Campus of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The successful candidate will be involved in the nuclear computational low-energy initiative (NUCLEI), and activities under the NUCLEI project (computingnuclei.org). See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting at the end of January, 2016.
Postdoctoral Researcher - University of Tsukuba
The Theoretical Nuclear Physics Division in Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba anticipates an opening for a postdoctoral researcher in nuclear theory beginning in April of 2016. See the job description and application info (also here). The application deadline is January 22, 2016.
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Ohio State University
The Ohio State University Nuclear Theory Group anticipates an opening for a postdoctoral researcher in low-energy nuclear theory beginning in the Fall of 2016. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 2015.
Postdoctoral Research Associate - INT
The Department of Energy’s Institute for Nuclear Theory, on the University of Washington campus, invites applications for one or more postdoctoral Research Associate positions starting Fall 2016. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 2015.
Postdoc Position at Naples
A post-doctoral position in the nuclear theory group is available at the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare in Naples starting in the fall of 2016 (not later than November 1, 2016. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting November 15, 2015.
Postdoc Position in Nuclear Theory at Ohio University
The Nuclear Theory Group at Ohio University anticipates hiring a post-doctoral research associate to take up a position beginning in the Fall of 2016 (an earlier start date can be negotiated if desired). See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting November 8, 2015.
Postdoc Position at TRIUMF
The Theory Department at TRIUMF has a postdoctoral position available in nuclear theory starting in the fall of 2016. See the job description and application info.
FRIB Theory Fellow
The FRIB Theory Alliance is seeking outstanding candidates for an FRIB Theory Fellowship. The successful candidate will conduct independent or collaborative research at Michigan State University on nuclear structure, astrophysics, and/or fundamental symmetries relevant to the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB). See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting October 1, 2015.

FRIB Theory Fellow [Update: awarded to Diego Lonardoni]
The FRIB Theory Center is seeking outstanding candidates for an FRIB Theory Fellowship. The successful candidate will conduct independent or collaborative research at one of the FRIB Theory Center partner institutions on nuclear structure, astrophysics, and/or fundamental symmetries relevant to the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB). See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting January 1, 2015.
Postdoc Position at Chalmers
The Department of Fundamental Physics at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden has a postdoctoral position available in nuclear theory starting in the fall of 2015. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 31, 2014.
Postdoctoral Research Associate, UNC
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in nuclear theory with Prof. Jonathan Engel, to begin around September 1, 2015 (starting date flexible). Funding comes from the SciDAC NUCLEI collaboration, of which the fellow will be a part. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting January 1, 2015.
Postdoc Positions in T-2 Group at Los Alamos
The T-2 group (Nuclear and Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology) at Los Alamos National Laboratory invites applications for one or more postdoctoral positions in Nuclear Theory, broadly defined, to begin in Fall 2015. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting November 15, 2014.
Postdoc Position in Argonne Theory Group
The Theory Group in the Physics Division at Argonne National Laboratory is seeking exceptional candidates for a postdoctoral position that might, contingent upon funding, begin in October 2015. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 2014.
Postdoctoral Research Associate - INT
The Department of Energy’s Institute for Nuclear Theory, on the University of Washington campus, invites applications for one or more postdoctoral Research Associate positions starting Fall 2015. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 2014.
Postdoctoral Fellows in Nuclear Theory, LBNL
The Nuclear Theory Program at LBNL anticipates having postdoctoral fellow positions available starting in the summer or fall of 2015. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 5, 2014.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Theory, TRIUMF
TRIUMF, Canada's National Laboratory for Particle and Nuclear Physics, is currently seeking Postdoctoral Research Fellows to join its Theory Department in the fall of 2015. The Department's research interests include nuclear theory, nuclear astrophysics, fundamental symmetries, particle phenomenology, particle cosmology, neutrino physics, and lattice QCD. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting November 15, 2014.
Post-doctoral Position in Nuclear Theory, Ohio University
The Nuclear Theory Group at Ohio University anticipates hiring a post-doctoral research associate to take up a position beginning in the Fall of 2015. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting December 10, 2014.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Nuclear Many-Body Theory, University of Surrey
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position starting in 2015 to undertake research in nuclear structure theory with the objective to achieve an understanding of the structure of exotic isotopes and/or infinite matter at the extremes of stability. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting November 21, 2014.
Lawrence Fellowship, LLNL
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's prestigious Lawrence Fellowship is once again soliciting applications from your most promising rising postdocs. The fellowship was established to provide outstanding postdocs an opportunity to pursue cutting-edge science and stimulate cross-fertilization of ideas. See the job description and application info. Applications will be reviewed starting November 1, 2014.
Postdoc Position in leadership-class computational science at ALCF
The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility is looking for bright young scientists from a wide spectrum of backgrounds, with the common thread being the use of high performance computing at large scale, especially applications targeting the state-of-the-art supercomputer, Mira. See the flyer and job description for details on applying.