18th June 2018 : Postdoc – soft and living matter theory – UPenn

Prof. Eleni Katifori in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, is looking for a
post-doctoral associate to work on theoretical problems in the areas of
soft and living matter. The projects will involve the statistical
physics of complex networks.

The successful candidate will join the soft matter theory group at Penn,
a highly vibrant and collaborative community of faculty, post-docs and
PhD students, and is encouraged to collaborate with any of the faculty
members in the group, which also includes Andrea Liu, Randy Kamien, as
well as with experimentalists.

More information about the Katifori group can be found on the webpage
http://web.sas.upenn.edu/katifori/ or by emailing the address listed below.

Post-doctoral applicants should have a theoretical background in complex
systems, soft matter, statistical mechanics, biophysics or related
subjects. Prior programming knowledge is a plus, but not required. A
good working knowledge of English is necessary.

The appointment will be for one year with the possibility of extension
to two or more years.

The University of Pennsylvania is committed to employing more
underrepresented individuals and especially encourages them to apply.

To apply, please send a CV including a publication list and statement of
interests, and have 2-3 reference letters sent directly to the email
listed below. Your statement of interests should be two pages or shorter
and should describe your past and current research interests and why you
are interested in this position. Only electronic applications will be
considered. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is
found. You may send inquiries and/or your applications as soon as
possible via email to: applypostdockatifori@gmail.com

Eleni Katifori
Assistant professor
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania