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Research Post Doc

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job # 073713
Job Title Research Post Doc
Location Syracuse University Campus
Pay Range Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status Exempt

As determined by supervisor

Job Type Full-time
Rank Post-Doctoral Staff
Campus Syracuse, NY
Unionized Position Code Not Applicable
Job Description

The Physics department at Syracuse University is soliciting applications for a post- doctoral researcher that will conduct research under the supervision of Prof. M. Lisa Manning on theoretical and/or computational studies of soft matter and biological physics. There is flexibility in the precise research topic; possibilities include the mechanical properties of biological tissues, active matter, and amorphous or granular materials.
He/she will also be responsible for helping to supervise graduate and undergraduates working on research projects in the group.
The appointment will be begin the Fall of 2018.


Required qualification for consideration is a PhD in Physics, Biophysics, Engineering, or a related field, and demonstrated experience in theoretical or computational soft matter or biophysics.

Job Specific Qualifications

Conduct research under the supervision of M. Lisa Manning on theoretical and/or computational studies of soft matter and biological physics.
He/she will also be responsible for helping to supervise graduate and undergraduates working on research projects in the group.

Physical Requirements




Application Instructions

For full consideration please complete an online faculty application and attach the following documents:
-CV/Resume that includes a list of publications
-Cover Letter
-Research Statements in ‘other document’
Research statement not to exceed 3 pages.

About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private research university, with over 14,000 full-time undergraduate and over 4,000 fulltime graduate students representing the 50 states and 124 foreign countries. Founded in 1870, it is home to 11 schools and colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Human Services and Health Professions, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts. Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000 and offers many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, a symphony orchestra, professional regional theater, and numerous malls and movie theaters. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites and wineries along the Finger Lakes to biking trails along the Erie Canal. According to the latest edition of the Places Rated Almanac, Syracuse ranks in the top 10% of Best Places to Live.
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Job Posting Date 02/28/2018
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled No
Priority Consideration 03/21/2018
Job Category Faculty
Message to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
  4. Other Document
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

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