Postdoc opening at UO

The Postdoctoral Scholar will conduct research in theoretical soft matter physics and biophysics as part of the research group led by Jayson Paulose. Potential research directions include using concepts from condensed matter physics to design mechanical and active metamaterials with unusual properties, incorporating biologically-motivated non-equilibrium effects in elasticity, and understanding evolutionary dynamics in the presence of long-range dispersal. For the purpose of acquiring additional professional skills needed to pursue a career path in the chosen field, this position will have a formal mentor plan.
A PhD in Physics, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics or a related discipline is required, with research experience in theoretical soft matter physics, condensed matter physics, biophysics, or materials science.

We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity. Please apply at by January 15, 2019 for full consideration (highlight web address and right click for hyperlink). Questions about the position can be directed to Jayson Paulose at

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