Openings are available for a postdoctoral research associate as part of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation's Emergent Phenomena in Quantum Systems initiative (EPiQS). The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal up to three years conditional upon funding and satisfactory performance. To qualify for this position a candidate should have completed a Ph.D. degree by the appointment start date; outstanding research in theoretical condensed mater physics appropriate to level of the position; ability to identify and pursue research problems independently while working well in an interactive and dynamic setting. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. To apply online, please visit https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/17661 and submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references.Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.About the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and EPiQS InitiativeThe Moore Foundation believes in bold ideas that create enduring impact in the areas of science, environmental conservation and patient care. Visit Moore.org or follow @MooreFound. The foundation's $185-million EPiQS initiative promotes discovery-driven research in the field of quantum materials (http://www.moore.org/programs/science/emergent-phenomena-in-quantum-systems). Through a variety of funding approaches, EPiQS aims to enable a community of leading experimentalists, materials synthesis experts and theorists to maximize their potential to explore, discover and understand emergent behavior of complex quantum matter. The Moore Postdoctoral Scholars in Theory of Quantum Materials program is an integral part of EPiQS and supports theoretical physicists of outstanding promise at an early stage of their careers. The Moore Postdoctoral Scholars are provided with a significant independence in selection of their research directions within their departments and can acquire a breadth of expertise by working with multiple faculty members.The Moore Foundation values diversity and encourage applications from individuals regardless of their age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, national origin, religion or disability.
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