Competition # 112

5 Year Theory Fellow

TRIUMF, Canada's national research laboratory for particle and nuclear physics, is currently seeking candidates for a new 5-Year Theory Fellow Position starting in September 2007. Currently, our Theory Group has 5 staff scientists, 8 research associates, and several visitors. The Group's research interests include effective field theory, many-body theory, nuclear structure and reactions, lattice QCD, particle phenomenology, nuclear astrophysics and neutrino physics.

The successful applicant must have a PhD in theoretical physics, preferably within the past five years, a strong publication record and must demonstrate the potential to carry out an exceptional research program in particle or nuclear theory. In addition, the candidate is expected to participate in activities which connect the Theory Group to the overall TRIUMF research program.

The appointment is initially for three years and is renewable for a total of five years pending satisfactory performance. The "Five-Year Theory Fellow" will be eligible to apply for peer-reviewed funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Please note the position is open to all qualified applicants, and in the case of equal qualifications, preference may be given to a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2006 and continue until the positions are filled.

Qualified individuals are invited to submit an application, a list of publications, a brief description of past research and future plans, and arrange for three letters of recommendation.

TRIUMF is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace, and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Your complete application package should be submitted by email to and will include the following in one complete PDF file:

Applications will be accepted until 2007-09-19

TRIUMF Human Resources, 2006-09-14

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