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Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Physics

Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.

Job Description

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Burch Lab Post Doc

During this appointment, you will focus on optical studies of quantum materials, in particular topological semimetals. You will perform raman spectroscopy measurements, and assist in improving our Raman capabilities. You will also assist in managing the day to day operations of the lab, be in charge of the optics team meeting, and oversee directly the work of one graduate student and one undergraduate.

Post Doctoral Research Fellow
* The appointment is temporary, typically up to 3 years.
* The appointment involves substantial full-time research or scholarship and may include teaching.
* The appointment is typically viewed as preparatory for a full-time academic and/or research career (e.g., Research Associate or Senior Research Associate, depending on successful performance as a PostDoc & available funding).
* The appointment is not for a clinical training program.
* The appointee works under the supervision of a senior faculty member.
* The appointee has the freedom and is expected to publish the results of his or her research or scholarship during the period of the appointment and/or to have publications in press or under review during this period.


Degree requirement PHD

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees
  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Low-Cost Life Insurance
  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored403bRetirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays Annually
  • Generous Sickand Vacation Pay
  • Additional benefits can be found on

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