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Avadh Bhatia Postdoctoral Fellowship in Physics

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University of Alberta


The Department of Physics at the University of Alberta invites applications for the Avadh Bhatia Women’s Postdoctoral Fellowship.

The award is conferred to a woman who is a recent PhD graduate with a demonstrated potential for excellence in physics research. It was established by the late Mrs. June Bhatia in memory of her late husband, Professor Avadh Bhatia. The award provides a $60,000.00 annual stipend for a maximum of two years. The annual stipend includes 50% that must be provided by supervising faculty member(s) and 50% that will come from a spending allocation of an endowment. The anticipated start date of the appointment is July 1, 2024.

The Department of Physics , the home department for this position, has approximately 48 faculty with research interests in space physics, condensed matter physics, astrophysics, biophysics, geophysics and subatomic physics. The department has a wide range of infrastructure for physics experiments and access to high-performance computation.

The Postdoctoral fellow will possess a PhD in Physics or a related field and conduct research in the successful candidate’s chosen research area.

Application Instructions

Before submitting an application, prospective postdoctoral fellows are asked to:

1. Contact one or more of the Department of Physics faculty members (https://www.ualberta.ca/physics/people/faculty ) in your field of research to provide a letter of nomination. Your nominator will act as your supervisor during your fellowship.

2. Obtain three (3) letters of reference (one of which can be from the nominator).

3. Prepare a CV and a statement of research interests.

4. Confirm that requirements for the PhD were completed no more than 36 months (with exemptions for documented maternity, parental, or medical leave) prior to the anticipated starting date of the fellowship.

Combine all the above documents into a single .pdf file and apply online.

The deadline for applications is January 31, 2024.

This position offers a benefits package found at Postdoctoral Fellows Benefits .

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

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