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Research Associate (Post Doc)

Company: University of Texas at Dallas
Location: Richardson
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Posting Details

Posting Details

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Position Title

Research Associate (Post Doc)

Functional Title

Research Associate (Post Doc)



Salary Range

Up to 60,000 depending on qualifications

Pay Basis


Position Status

Regular full-time



Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Open Date


Posting Close Date


Open Until Filled


Desired Start Date


Job Summary

The Quantum Transport Group (PI: Xiaoyan Shi) at UT Dallas invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate position. We seek an innovative scholar with a PhD in experimental condensed matter physics, materials science, or related field. Position will focus on high temperature superconductor growth and characterization. Technical work, such as equipment maintenance and repair, as well as managing laboratory and personnel safety operations, should be expected. The postdoc will have ample opportunity to apply for independent funding, travel to scientific conferences, and network with other academics. The postdoc also be responsible for technical publication and proposal writing, networking with collaborators. Experience with operation and maintenance of cryogenic systems, thin film deposition systems, and electron transport measurement setup is essential. Experience in preparation and submission of publications and presentation of original research at professional conferences is preferred.

Minimum Education and Experience

Ph.D in a related field.

Preferred Education and Experience

PhD in a related field

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct independent research in fabrication and characterization of superconducting materials.

  • Organize and prepare required reports for research operations and sponsors.

  • Responsible for routine operations, including equipment maintenance, safety training, chemical and purchase inventory.

  • Participate in manuscript writing and preparation, conference talks and posters, and proposal writing.

    Physical Activities

    Working Conditions

    Additional Information

    Preference will be given to internal applicants.

    A remote option is available with an approved UT Dallas Remote Work Agreement (RWA). A RWA must be initiated by the new employee within 14-days of the employment start date. This applies to even short-term arrangements.

    Special Instructions Summary

    Important Message

    1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

    2) The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living, and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its services, programs, activities, employment, and education, including in admission and enrollment. EOE, including disability/veterans. The University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation in the employment application and interview process, contact the ADA Coordinator. For inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies, contact the Title IX Coordinator.

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