Fellowship and Employment Resources

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Employment and Fellowship

Graduate Opportunities

Postdoc and PhD Industry Recruitment Event
November 4 & 5 (9am-5pm each day)
Register at: www.go.osu.edu/PostdocPhdCareers

  • Each company will have a one hour info session scheduled on either day (registrants will receive a spreadsheet with company schedules and virtual meeting links).
  • Registrants are encourages to submit a resume (not a CV) here before October 16th at 5:00pm EST.
  • Questions: Contact Emily Bowman emily.bowman@osumc.edu

US DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program

  • The SCGSR program provides doctoral dissertation/thesis research opportunities for graduate students at DOE national laboratories. Applications are due 5:00pm Eastern Time on November 12, 2020.
  • Applications are strongly encouraged in 4 new transdisciplinary research areas including Microelectronics, Data Science, Conservation Laws and Symmetries, and Accelerator Science.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

  • Physics Application Deadline: Thursday, October 19-22 at 5:00pm

IBM 2021 Two-Year Worldwide IBM PhD Fellowship

Strong collaboration with faculty, students and universities is vital to IBM. The IBM PhD Fellowship Program advances this collaboration by recognizing and supporting exceptional PhD students who want to make their mark in promising and disruptive technologies. Focus areas include the following topics of particular interest:
–Hybrid Cloud
–Quantum Computing / Quantum Systems
–Artificial Intelligence
–Cloud / Open Source Technologies
–Security / Cyber Security
–Data Science

The 2021 two-year IBM PhD Fellowships are awarded worldwide.
–U.S. country awards are $60,000 in award year one and $35,000 in award year two.
–Other country awards vary between $6,000-$25,000 each award year depending on the country.

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  • Undergraduate Opportunities

For undergraduates seeking research opportunities more generally within OSU, the best way to find a research position is to meet with faculty directly (Research groups don’t post positions through OSU).

  • Look into the faculty at OSU and the research they conduct. Interested in the MRSEC? Visit out our People page.
    • Meet with professors about their research and projects; share your enthusiasm and skills!
    • Network with students and faculty at events. It’s a great way to learn more about a group or project and get involved.
      • CEM Coffee Hour, Wednesdays at 3:30, PRB Second Floor Bridge
      • Physics T.E.A. (Talking, Eating, Action), Thursdays at 3:00, PRB Commons
      • Astro Coffee, each morning at 10:30 in the Astronomy Conference Room (4054 McPherson)
  • Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) – apply by January 5, 2021

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Postdoctoral Opportunities 

  • Kavli Institute at Cornell (KIC) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
    • KIC Postdoctoral Fellowship are high-profile, two to three year postdoctoral positions with significant independence and resources. The KIC Fellows program is designed to attract the best and brightest young researchers in nanoscale science to Cornell, and previous KIC Fellows have gone on to professorships at major universities around the world. Fellows will work in partnership with Cornell faculty sponsors on projects consistent with the KIC mission. Applications will be judged on the qualifications of the candidate, the quality and originality of the proposed research, and its suitability to the KIC mission.
    • A KIC Fellow application must have at least two Cornell faculty sponsors, as well as the pre-approval of a KIC executive committee member.
  • Application for Associate Research Scholar – Center for the Physics of Biological Function
    • The Center for the Physics of Biological Function (CPBF), a joint effort between Princeton University and The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, is searching for Center Fellows, both theorists and experimentalists.
    • Fellows should be prepared to take advantage of the full collaborative research and mentoring opportunities at the Center, and must have completed their PhDs in a relevant field before starting the position. Appointment will be at Associate Research Scholar rank; salary will be determined based on experience and qualifications. Appointments will be through the Department of Physics. Appointments are for one year, with the expectation of reappointment pending satisfactory performance and continued funding, up to a total of three years.
    • We expect new Fellows to join us for the Fall semester of 2021; start dates as early as February 2021 are possible. For fullest consideration, all application materials should be received by October 1, 2020, 11:59 pm eastern time.
  • Postdoc Position with University of Delaware Quantum Materials Engineering Group 
    • The candidate should have a Ph.D degree in physics, materials science or engineering, or a related discipline. Experience in quantum systems (NVs, atoms/ions, quantum dots, etc.), optics, condensed matter systems (especially 2D materials), cryogenic experiment, and/or nano-fabrication is advantageous. The successful candidate should be able to independently formulate research direction and methodology and work collaboratively in a team.
    • Interested candidate should submit a curriculum vitae and a list of three references to Mark Ku (mku@udel.edu). Application is open until the position is filled.
  • Postdoc Position with Applied Spintronics the University of Gothenburg
    • The candidate will have to: work in the cleanroom facility and learn how to fabricate nano/microscale devices; characterization on different levels from thin-film properties to magnetic and electrical behavior of thin films and devices are needed to understand the underlying phenomena; perform a wide variety of electrical, microwave, magnetic, and optical measurements; the details will, however depend on the background, interest, and capacity of the final candidate.
    • More details can be found here
  • Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics Postdoctoral Research positions
    • Apply by November 9, 2020
    • For more information visit their website.

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Faculty Openings

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