Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Chestnut Hill, MASSACHUSETTS

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Job Description

Postdoctoral Research Fellow:
One theory postdoc position is available in the group of Prof. Benedetta Flebus at Boston College. The initial appointment will be made for one year renewable for one or two years upon mutual agreement. The research will broadly address non-Hermitian topology, twistronics and transport in magnetic insulating heterostructures.

Interested candidates should send a CV and a short research statement (less than 2 pages) to, and arrange three recommendation letters emailed directly to Prof. Benedetta Flebus. Candidates are encouraged to use Postdoc application in the email-subject title.

The starting date is January 2021.

The appointment is temporary, typically up to 3 years.
The appointment involves substantial full-time research or scholarship and may include teaching.
The appointment is typically viewed as preparatory for a full-time academic and/or research career (e.g Research Associate or Senior Research Associate, depending on successful performance as a PostDoc & available funding).
The appointment is not for a clinical training program.
The appointee works under the supervision of a senior faculty member.
The appointee has the freedom and is expected, to publish the results of his or her research or scholarship during the period of the appointment and/or to have publications in press or under review during this period.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in theoretical condensed matter physics.
Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees
  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Low-Cost Life Insurance
  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays Annually
  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
  • Additional benefits can be found on

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

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