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Available Positions

The LNS is funded by the USDOE and we have funding for:

Post Doc/ Research Associate:
Funds are available for a Post Doc/ Research Associate position to perform research in Astrophysics
and Detector Development at the LNS as well as (some) Teaching at the Avery Point campus.
Please contact Professor Moshe Gai for details

·       A New Joint Uconn-TUNL Position: HIγS Scientist:

The Laboratory of Nuclear Science (LNS) at Avery Point, <>, in

collaboration with the Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory (TUNL) at Duke,

<>, is pleased to announce the creation of the new

position of a: “HIγS Scientist.”  This position, intended to begin during 2012, is

initially a two-year appointment with possible extensions – provided that funding

is available.  It is designed to provide a highly motivated new Ph.D with the

opportunity to creatively utilize the unique features of the HIγS facility in research

in nuclear physics and nuclear astrophysics.  Suitable candidates should have a Ph.D

with expertise in experimental nuclear physics and knowledge of low energy

nuclear physics.  We are searching for candidates that will be in residence in North

Carolina and will be involved in our research program in nuclear astrophysics at the

HIγS facility of TUNL, with proficiency in complex data analyses (C++ and ROOT)

as well as operating state-of-the-art detectors such as as Optical Readout Time

Projection Chamber (O-TPC) detector operating at the HIγS facility.  This position

is renewable for a second and possibly third year with a starting salary of up to

$60,000 per annum. 


Applications including CV, list of publications and names of at least three references

should be sent by email to Professor Moshe Gai.

Screening of applications will begin immediately.  The University of Connecticut

and Duke University are Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action

Employers.  We value diversity in all of its many facets and meanings. 


Graduate Student Research Assistants:
Funds are available for a number of graduate students to perform Ph.D. thesis research in
Nuclear Astrophysics. Please contact Professor Moshe Gai for details.

Summer Research Positions:
Funds are available for a number of (both graduate and undergraduate) students to perform
summer research in Nuclear Astrophysics. Please contact Professor Moshe Gai for details.

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