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Bucher-Jackson Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Sciences

Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States (on-site)
15 days ago


Bryn Mawr College
Department of Physics

Bucher-Jackson Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Sciences

The Bryn Mawr College Department of Physics seeks a Bucher-Jackson Postdoctoral Fellow in the Sciences for the academic year 2023-2024, beginning on August 1, 2023. The fellowship is renewable for a second year. This is a combined teaching and research fellowship, with the expectation that the fellow will teach two courses each year. The research project will focus on RNA structure design using hybrid quantum/classical computing approaches. The fellow must have a Ph.D. in Physics, Biophysics, or another field related to the research area earned by August 1, 2023 and must have significant coding skills in Python. Previous experience in any of the following fields will be an advantage: quantum computing, algorithm development, bioinformatics.

To apply for this fellowship, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy to the Bucher-Jackson Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Sciences Search Committee via Interfolio at: In addition, you will need to arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Bucher-Jackson Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Sciences Search Committee.  Review of applications starts on March 31, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women with a vibrant faculty of scholar-teachers, a talented staff and intellectually curious students eager to make a difference in the world. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and curricular offerings with a particular focus on enhancing ethnic and racial diversity and advancing social justice and inclusion. We believe diversity strengthens our community and enriches the education of our students. We have a student body of 1,421 undergraduates (32 percent are U.S. students of color and 15 percent are international students). There are 353 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. Bryn Mawr College is located in metropolitan Philadelphia and enjoys strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68168826
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Bryn Mawr College
  • Position Title: Bucher-Jackson Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Sciences
  • Job Function: Fellowship
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: 1-2 Years
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: None
Education / Teaching / Administration
Bryn Mawr , PA , US

Bryn Mawr is a distinguished women’s college, located on a beautiful residential campus just outside a major metropolitan area. Two distinctive coed graduate schools and a post-baccalaureate premedical program enrich the College community and offer opportunities for advanced study. At Bryn Mawr, students choose from a wide array of majors in the sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. The College is a leader in academic innovation, with a particular focus on putting learning into action through research, fieldwork,...

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