Postdoctoral Scholar in Fusion Simulation

University of California Irvine School of Physical Sciences

United States

Postdoctoral Scholar Position in Fusion Simulation

Job #JPF07116
  • Physics and Astronomy / School of Physical Sciences / UC Irvine

Application Window

Open date: September 10th, 2021

Next review date: Sunday, Oct 10, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Mar 31, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher position in integrated fusion simulation starting immediately. The fusion simulation group at UCI is led by Professor Zhihong Lin, who directs the multi-institutional Center for Integrated Simulation of Energetic Particles (ISEP), part of US Department of Energy (DOE) Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) initiative. The successful candidates will develop advanced simulations on the world’s fastest supercomputers to study energetic particle confinement and turbulent transport in fusion experiments including tokamak, stellarator, and field reversed configuration. See for additional information.

The successful applicant(s) will have a Ph.D. degree in plasma physics or fusion energy science. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applicants should contact Professor Lin at and submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, a list of publications, and three names for letters of recommendation via UC Irvine’s online application system, RECRUIT, located at


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates should possess a Ph.D. degree in plasma physics or fusion energy science.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research
  • Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.(Optional)
  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.(Optional)
  • Authorization to Release Information Form - A reference check will be completed only if you are made a tentative offer to a Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at any rank. Download, complete, sign, and upload the form:
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
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Campus Information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.


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