Postdoctoral Research Scholar (Job #12613)

Postdoctoral Research Scholar (Job# 12613)

Department of Physics

Arizona State University

The Department of Physics at Arizona State University invites applications for a postdoctoral research scholar position in Condensed Matter Theory in the group of Prof. Antia Botana to develop, implement, and apply density functional theory methods to strongly correlated electron systems. Starting date is as early as November 15, 2019. The position is initially for one year with the possibility of renewal up to one or two more years.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience and strong interests in density functional theory, strongly correlated electron systems, magnetic properties and 2D materials. Further information about the position can be obtained from Antia Botana,


1)           PhD in Physics by time of appointment.

2)           Candidates should have a strong background in theoretical condensed matter physics and experience with first-principles calculations.

Desired  Skills:

1)           Experience in density functional theory, strongly correlated electron systems, magnetic properties and 2D materials

To apply, please send electronically to the following materials: a cover letter, a CV, a publication list, and a detailed summary of research experience and interests, and names and contact information of two references. Applications should be submitted in one complete attachment. For more information about the position, contact Antia Botana,

The initial review of applications will begin 30th October 2018; if not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

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Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 

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