Postdoctoral Appointee

Argonne National Laboratory

Lemont, IL

Job posting number: #7086935

Posted: October 11, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Theory Group in the Physics Division at Argonne National Laboratory is seeking candidates for one or more postdoctoral positions in nuclear theory to begin September 2022, however, some positions could start as early as Spring 2022.

The positions are for two years, with the possibility of one additional year contingent upon funding and performance. Applications received on or before 19 November 2021 will receive full consideration.

The Theory Group has four staff members [Ian Cloët, Alessandro Lovato, Ragnar Stroberg, and Yong Zhao], as well as several postdocs and students. The Group has a broad-ranging research program in QCD/hadron physics and nuclear structure/reactions. The Group also has developing programs in quantum information science and AI/ML, and leads the Argonne Strategic LDRD for the Electron-Ion Collider. The Group has access to extensive laboratory and national computational resources.

Further information on our group and its research activities can be found at: and

Interested applicants must complete the following three steps:

1. Complete the application process at the apply link above.

2. Email a curriculum vitae and a one-page statement of research interests to:

Ian Cloët

3. Arrange for three letters of reference to be emailed to the same address.

All application materials should be sent in either plain text or PDF format and any questions may be addressed to Ian Cloët .

Position Requirements

Applicants must have a PhD in theoretical physics or a related field completed prior to the start date of the postdoctoral position and no more than 5 years of postdoctoral experience. We are seeking a broad candidate pool, so welcome applications from all those interested that meet these criteria.

Argonne is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity in our workforce. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne prohibits discrimination or harassment based on an individual's age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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