University of California, Berkeley, Mathematics

Position ID: Berkeley-PD [#23890, 4792966]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Position in Moire Systems - Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Berkeley, California 94720, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: 2024/03/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/11/16, listed until 2024/03/01)
Position Description:    

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Postdoctoral Position in Moire Systems - Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley

Position overview Position title: Postdoc-Employee Salary range: The UC postdoc salary scales set the minimum pay determined by experience level at appointment. See the following table(s) for the current salary scale(s) for this position: A reasonable estimate for this position is $72 ,000 to $85,000.

Percent time: 100%

Anticipated start: Summer 2024

Position duration: Two years, with the possibility of an extension an additional year based on performance availability of funding.

Application Window Open date: November 9, 2023

Next review date: Friday, Nov 24, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Mar 1, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar position supervised by Professor Lin Lin, focusing on the intricacies of moire systems, such as magic angle twisted bilayer graphene (MATBG). The primary research areas include:

Interacting electrons of moire systems. Ab initio description and quantum embedding aspects of moire systems. Electron phonon coupling of moire systems.

The selected Postdoctoral Scholar will be expected to:

Develop, implement and refine methods pertinent to the research areas listed above and critically analyze their implications and outcomes. Numerical algorithms should be suitable for open-source distribution to the scientific community. Publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals or conferences. Disseminate research results to the broader scientific community in conferences and seminars. Visit collaboration sites such as Ecole des Ponts, Harvard, University of Minnesota, and University of Texas, Austin, enhancing the breadth of the research and forging deeper interdisciplinary connections. Participate actively in joint research activities, and collaboration workshops. Collaborate and integrate with group members. When applicable, mentor junior members of the group.

Labor Contract:

Qualifications Basic qualifications (required at time of application) Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree or be in the process of obtaining a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree at the time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start) Candidates must have obtained their Ph.D. or equivalent international degree by the start date of the job. Candidates should have no more than three years of previous postdoctoral experience by the start date.

Preferred qualifications A PhD in Theoretical Physics, Computational Physics, Applied Mathematics, or related area. Previous experience in the field of moire systems and quantum many body systems. Publication record in the area of moire systems and quantum many body systems.

Application Requirements

Document requirements Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. Cover Letter - (e.g. AMS style) Statement of Research List of Publications

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Campus Information

UC Berkeley is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The excellence of the institution requires an environment in which the diverse community of faculty, students, and staff are welcome and included. Successful candidates will demonstrate knowledge and skill related to ensuring equity and inclusion in the activities of their academic position (e.g., teaching, research, and service, as applicable).

The University of California, Berkeley 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:

In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality prior to submitting their letter.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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