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Assistant Researcher (Experimental Laser-Plasma Physics)

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The Department of Physics & Astronomy at UCLA seeks applications for a part-time (40%) Assistant Researcher in the area of experimental Laser-Plasma Physics. Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. in Physics or a related field and a demonstrated background in experimental laser-plasma physics, particle acceleration by intense lasers, computational plasma modeling, and experimental data acquisition and analysis. Specifically, qualified candidates should have a demonstrated background in the design of high-repetition rate laser-plasma experiments in the field of laboratory astrophysics, as well as in numerical modeling of plasmas with magnetohydrodynamic and particle-in-cell codes.
Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a publication list and a diversity statement. The deadline for applications is August 10, 2018.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy:

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Bibliography