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The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook Postdoctoral Associate in Stony Brook, New York

Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Ph.D. (foreign equivalent or higher degree) in Physics or related field in hand by September 2021.
Preferred Qualifications:
Ph.D. (foreign equivalent) in theoretical condensed matter physics in hand by September 2021. Expertise in topological phases of matter and a strong publication record.
Brief Description of Duties: The Condensed Matter Theory group at Stony Brook University seeks applicants for a postdoctoral research position. The successful candidate will work primarily with Dr. Jennifer Cano and is encouraged to collaborate with theoretical and experimental faculty in the department. is focused on topological phases of matter. Research topics may include, but are not limited to, the classification of topological phases and defects, prediction of topological materials, Dirac and Weyl semimetals, and twistronics applied to topological materials. The successful candidate will lead collaborative research projects with the PI and/or students. They will have the freedom to work on related topics and collaborate with students or faculty in the department or at the Flatiron Institute.
Perform research on topological materials, write and publish results, initiate new projects and collaborations, read existing and current literature
Be an active member of the PI's research group by mentoring and collaborating with students and the PI, participating in the group meeting, and attending seminars at Stony Brook.
Disseminate results clearly and thoughtfully through conference travel and/or seminars.
Other duties as assigned.
The initial position is for two years and can be extended to a third year upon mutual agreement. The desired start date is spring/summer 2021, or by September 1, 2021 at the latest. Candidates should specify their availability in their cover letter. The review of applications will continue through December 1, 2020 for full consideration.

Application requirements:
Qualified candidates should complete the online application forms and upload a current copy of their CV, including publications, cover letter (to include three references), and a statement of research interests and goals (1-3 pages).
Special Notes:
Applicants with numerical or analytical expertise are encouraged to apply. The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
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Official Job Title:Postdoctoral Associate
Job Field:Post Doctoral
Primary Location:US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area:Physics & Astronomy-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule:Full-timeShift:Day ShiftShift Hours:9am-4pm

Posting Start Date:Oct 16, 2020
Posting End Date:Jan 9, 2021, 4:59:00 AM
Salary:Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade:E89
Appointment Type:Temporary

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