The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

Postdoctoral Fellow

Hiring department Inst Fusion Studies
Monthly salary $4,833+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Variable
Posting number 17-11-30-01-0712
Job Status Open
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

None provided

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


To assist in research on plasma physics within the Institute for Fusion Studies.

Essential Functions

Use the gyrokinetic GENE code to understand the physics of pedestal turbulence. Using the GENE code to find comparisons between simulation and experiment. Developing the GENE code to expand its edge-modeling capabilities. Assist with reports for publication.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Must have received PhD in physics or a closely related discipline within the last three years. Ability to work with diverse student body, staff and faculty. Professional demeanor and good interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Expertise in high performance computing, with an emphasis on plasma physics, magnetic confinement fusion, and tokamak edge turbulence. Proven ability to work as a member or leader of an integrated research team and to present research to peers.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

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