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Job ID: 206300

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University of Michigan

Date Posted Feb. 26, 2023
Title Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Department Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
Application Deadline open until filled
Position Start Date as soon as filled
  • Post-Doc
  • Nuclear
    Engineering Physics

A postdoctoral position is open immediately in the area of neutron, gamma-ray, and ion detection from nuclear reactions as a part of a new program sponsored by the U.S. Advanced Research Project Agency - Energy (ARPA-E). Experience in modeling with Geant4, FLUKA, and/or MCNP and in data collection and analysis in the ROOT framework is desired for the position. U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is desired but not essential for this position.

Highly motivated candidates who recently obtained their Ph.D. in physics, nuclear engineering, or a related field are encouraged to contact Prof. Jovanovic with a resume and a statement of research objectives and career goals. The position also offers an option for the most accomplished candidates to transition to a research faculty position at the University of Michigan.

The Applied Nuclear Science Group ( participates in premier national research initiatives: NNSA Consortium for Monitoring, Technology, and Verification, NNSA Consortium for Nuclear Forensics, DTRA Interaction of Ionizing Radiation with Matter – University Research Alliance, and the ZEUS laser at U. Michigan – the highest power laser in the United States supported by the National Science Foundation.

Please contact Prof. Jovanovic ( with your resume and a statement of your career goals.

  • The University of Michigan, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of Michigan is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. Inquiries or complaints may be addressed to the Senior Director for Institutional Equity, and Title IX/Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Office for Institutional Equity, 2072 Administrative Services Building, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1432, 734-763-0235, TTY 734-647-1388, For other University of Michigan information call 734-764-1817.

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Contact Information

  • Igor Jovanovic
    University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109


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