Biological physics – Polkinghorne http://polkinghorne.org/ Thu, 10 Nov 2022 04:20:17 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://polkinghorne.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/icon-2022-01-25T202759.511-150x150.png Biological physics – Polkinghorne http://polkinghorne.org/ 32 32 Associate researcher / PhD student, Experimental biological physics / Bioengineering at TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAT DRESDEN (TU DRESDEN) https://polkinghorne.org/associate-researcher-phd-student-experimental-biological-physics-bioengineering-at-technische-universitat-dresden-tu-dresden/ Wed, 09 Nov 2022 10:13:18 +0000 https://polkinghorne.org/associate-researcher-phd-student-experimental-biological-physics-bioengineering-at-technische-universitat-dresden-tu-dresden/ The Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), as a university of excellence, is one of the most important and dynamic research institutions in the country. Founded in 1828, it is today a leading university with a global vocation and rooted in the region, as it focuses on the great challenges of the 21st century. It develops innovative […]]]>

The Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), as a university of excellence, is one of the most important and dynamic research institutions in the country. Founded in 1828, it is today a leading university with a global vocation and rooted in the region, as it focuses on the great challenges of the 21st century. It develops innovative solutions for the world’s most pressing problems. In research and academic programs, the university unites the natural and engineering sciences with the humanities, social sciences, and medicine. This wide range of disciplines is a particularity, facilitating interdisciplinarity and the transfer of science to society. As a modern employer, it offers attractive working conditions to all employees in education, research, technology and administration. The objective is to promote and develop their individual abilities while allowing everyone to reach their full potential. TUD embodies a university culture characterized by cosmopolitanism, mutual appreciation, thriving innovation and active participation. For TUD, diversity is an essential characteristic and quality criterion of an excellent university. Accordingly, we welcome all applicants who wish to commit their achievements and productivity to the success of the entire institution.

At Molecular Bioengineering Center (B CUBE)an institute of Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering Center (CMCB)the Research Group on Micro- and Nano-Biosystems offers a position of

Associate researcher / PhD student (m/f/x)
in Experimental Biological Physics / Bioengineering
work on design microsystems based on artificial and/or biohybrid eyelashes
(subject to personal qualification, employees are paid according to salary group E13 TV-L)

departure February 1, 2023 which includes 65% of full-time weekly hours. The position is limited until January 31, 2026. The employment period is governed by the law on fixed-term research contracts (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz – WissZeitVG). The position is aimed at obtaining an additional academic qualification (e.g. PhD).

Tasks: The successful candidate will work on the development of cilia-based microsystems, combining both artificial and biological cilia. These microsystems will serve as a platform to study cellular and molecular motility, cilia synchronization, and cilia motility patterns during local and global chemical and/or physical perturbations. Additionally, the biomedical application of such microsystems will be explored in the process.

Terms:

  • university degree in biophysics or biomedical engineering; preferably with experience in magnetic microrobotics, cell biology, ideally related to cilia and flagella.
  • Experience in programming and interest in theoretical analysis of experimental data (desirable)
  • Experience in confocal microscopy, UV-VIS spectroscopy, photolithography and microfabrication techniques (desirable).
  • excellent communication skills in English are required (spoken and written), as it is the familiar language at the research center.

For more information about the institute and the research group, see: www.tu-dresden.de/bcube and www.mnbe.org.

TUD strives to employ more women in academia and research. We therefore expressly encourage women to apply. The University is a certified family-friendly university and offers a dual career service. We welcome applications from applicants with disabilities. If more than one applicant is found to be equally qualified, persons with disabilities or equivalent status under German Social Code IX (SGB IX) will be given priority for employment.

Please send your complete application accompanied by the usual documents by December 2, 2022 (stamped arrival date applies) preferably via the TU Dresden SecureMail portal https://securemail.tu-dresden.de by sending it as a single pdf document to katja.dornig@tu-dresden.de or at : TU Dresden, B CUBE, Forschungsgruppe Mikro- und Nano-Biosysteme, Frau Dr. Mariana Medina-Sánchez, Tatzberg 41, 01307 Dresden . Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Costs incurred to attend interviews cannot be reimbursed.

Reference to data protection: Your data protection rights, the purpose for which your data will be processed, as well as further data protection information can be found on the website: https://tu-dresden.de/karriere/datenschutzhinweis

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Editor-in-Chief, Biological Physics Post at the American Physical Society https://polkinghorne.org/editor-in-chief-biological-physics-post-at-the-american-physical-society/ Sat, 16 Jul 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://polkinghorne.org/editor-in-chief-biological-physics-post-at-the-american-physical-society/ Editor-in-Chief, Biological Physics Physical Review seeks an editor with expertise in biological physics and the physics of life to lead, manage, and develop a new, selective journal that will serve researchers working at the interface of physics and biology. The new title will focus on significant advances in the understanding of biological systems through the […]]]>

Editor-in-Chief, Biological Physics

Physical Review seeks an editor with expertise in biological physics and the physics of life to lead, manage, and develop a new, selective journal that will serve researchers working at the interface of physics and biology. The new title will focus on significant advances in the understanding of biological systems through the use of experimental, theoretical and computational tools mainly from physics, but also from chemistry, materials science, computer science, mathematics and engineering. The editor would be responsible for developing a strategy to attract original research, short reviews and perspective articles on a wide range of topics. Areas of interest include (but are not limited to) the application of quantitative tools to study cells and tissues, molecules and microorganisms, biological systems, evolution, disease spread and global health, and animal behavior. For this exciting role, we are looking for an editor who has the breadth, skills, and drive to lead a journal that meets the needs of a highly multidisciplinary research community.

APS has a “remote first” concept that promotes equal treatment and equal access to the United States regardless of physical location, with the majority of staff working primarily from distant work. APS values ​​diversity and welcomes candidates from a variety of backgrounds. APS offers a dynamic work environment with exceptional total compensation including outstanding salary, benefits and excellent paid time off.


Is it you:

  • Design and execute a strategy to attract high-quality manuscript submissions from relevant research areas to the new journal
  • Manage original manuscripts in fields related to biological physics, the physics of life and, more generally, quantitative life sciences, overseeing all aspects of the peer review process in support of new review
  • Contribute to the development plans of journals and physical journal services in line with the needs of researchers working at the interface of physics and biology
  • Connect with leading research groups around the world through in-person or virtual lectures and lab tours
  • Recruit and manage appropriate editorial board members to engage the research community and drive the editorial vision, goals and process
  • Commission review and perspective articles on active research areas
  • Promote journal content on the web and via social media
  • Keep abreast of key developments in relevant research areas, including scientific discoveries, funding opportunities and new research centers
  • Collaborate with other Physical Review editors and APS staff to ensure consistent editorial standards and advance journal strategy and goals
  • Report progress to other editorial teams, departments and APS management
  • Supervise and/or supervise the tasks of other members of the editorial team
  • Foster a positive culture within the editorial team


Education: A doctorate and postdoctoral experience in biological physics, physics, biology, chemistry, materials science, computer science, mathematics or engineering.

Experience, knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Minimum of five years of experience as an editor of a physical science or life science publication, preferably with a demonstrated ability to commission and drive content into a new journal.
  • General knowledge of basic concepts in biology and relevant areas of physics
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects and teams.
  • Excellent knowledge of scientific research literature and existing research groups in areas of coverage.
  • Impeccable editorial and interpersonal skills.
  • A desire to learn more about new areas of research and trends in scientific publishing.
  • Strong sense of integrity and commitment to a diverse and inclusive research community.
  • Ability to make quick independent assessments and decisions.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.


Travel: The position requires significant business travel within and outside the United States, to attend conferences and events, and to interact with researchers at research institutes and universities.


Working environment:

Our editorial offices are located on Long Island. We are operational in most US states. The editorial department allows for flexible working hours; however, responsiveness is required during the main working day of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The successful candidate will join a collaborative international team of editors at Physical Review journals.

It’s us:

Help us achieve our mission to advance and disseminate knowledge in physics for the benefit of humanity, to promote physics, and to serve the community of physics at large.

At APS, we:

  • Provide a welcoming and supportive professional home to active, committed and diverse members
  • Advance scientific discovery and research dissemination
  • Defend physics and physicists, and amplify the voice of science
  • Share the excitement of physics and communicate the essential role physics plays in the modern world
  • Promote effective physical education for all

Fundamental values:

Core values ​​are essential in shaping the culture of an organization. They provide structure and guidance for how we conduct ourselves in our daily interactions. Each employee is responsible for upholding these values. The behaviors and actions associated with demonstrating competence in these core values ​​are described in a separate document.

Our core values:

  • The scientific method
  • Truth and Integrity
  • Diversity, inclusion and respect
  • Partnership, cooperation and open collaboration
  • Speak
  • Education and learning

Incredible Benefits Offers 2022:

  • Flexible hours and possibility to work remotely

  • 8% pension contribution paid by the employer

  • Investment advisory services: 100% employer paid

  • Medical benefits: PPO or HDHP option

  • Employer contribution to FSA or HSA account, eligibility based on medical plan enrollment

  • Dental care: individual coverage 100% paid by the employer

  • Visual benefits: single and dependent coverage 100% employer paid

  • Basic life and accident insurance: 100% employer-paid employee coverage

  • Supplemental life and accident insurance, including coverage for spouse and dependent children

  • Disability insurance: employee coverage paid 100% by the employer

  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare, travel and dependent care

  • Holidays: 15 days per year

  • Generous leave: 14 significant paid days; includes a closing week at the end of December

  • Personal leave: 4 days per year

  • Voluntary leave: 1 day per year

  • Sick leave: 10 days per year

  • 10 weeks of family leave paid by the employer

  • College Tuition Reimbursement Scheme

  • Business seminar & continuing education

  • Training and professional development; access to LinkedIn Learning on-demand courses

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Mindfulness meditation: live and on-demand classes

The American Physical Society is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the American Physical Society not to discriminate against or permit harassment of employees or applicants on the basis of race, religious belief, alienation or citizenship, religion, color, ethnicity, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, family status, protected veteran status, protected military status, physical or mental disability , sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, predisposing genetic characteristics, ancestry, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law with respect to any employment practice, including recruitment, advertising, job application procedures, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, work assignments, benefits and/or other terms, conditions or privileges of employment , provided that the indi person is qualified, with or without reasonable accommodation, to perform the essential functions of the position. This policy applies to all employment at APS. The American Physical Society is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact APS Human Resources at hr@aps.org. All APS employees must be vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination through our secure Safeter vaccination portal upon hire, unless they have an HR-approved medical or religious exemption. APS has a ‘remote first’ concept that promotes equal treatment and equal access, regardless of physical workplace, with the majority of staff working primarily from remote workplaces. We invite you to apply today! The deadline for all applications is September 16, 2022.

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Editor-in-Chief, Biological Physics in , for American Physical Society https://polkinghorne.org/editor-in-chief-biological-physics-in-for-american-physical-society/ Tue, 12 Jul 2022 15:27:20 +0000 https://polkinghorne.org/editor-in-chief-biological-physics-in-for-american-physical-society/ Details Job : 12-Jul-22 Location: At national scale Preferred education: PhD Salary: At the height of experience. Categories: Biological Sciences Sector: Non-profit Work function: Editorial/Writing Further information: Telecommuting is allowed. Editor-in-Chief, Biological Physics Physical Review seeks an editor with expertise in biological physics and the physics of life to lead, manage, and develop a new, […]]]>

Details

Job : 12-Jul-22

Location: At national scale

Preferred education: PhD

Salary: At the height of experience.

Categories:

Biological Sciences

Sector:

Non-profit

Work function:

Editorial/Writing

Further information:

Telecommuting is allowed.

Editor-in-Chief, Biological Physics

Physical Review seeks an editor with expertise in biological physics and the physics of life to lead, manage, and develop a new, selective journal that will serve researchers working at the interface of physics and biology. The new title will focus on significant advances in the understanding of biological systems through the use of experimental, theoretical and computational tools mainly from physics, but also from chemistry, materials science, computer science, mathematics and engineering. The editor would be responsible for developing a strategy to attract original research, short reviews and perspective articles on a wide range of topics. Areas of interest include (but are not limited to) the application of quantitative tools to study cells and tissues, molecules and microorganisms, biological systems, evolution, disease spread and global health, and animal behavior. For this exciting role, we are looking for an editor who has the breadth, skills, and drive to lead a journal that meets the needs of a highly multidisciplinary research community.

APS has a “remote first” concept that promotes equal treatment and equal access to the United States regardless of physical location, with the majority of staff working primarily from distant work. APS values ​​diversity and welcomes candidates from a variety of backgrounds. APS offers a dynamic work environment with exceptional total compensation including outstanding salary, benefits and excellent paid time off.

Is it you:

  • Design and execute a strategy to attract high-quality manuscript submissions from relevant research areas to the new journal
  • Manage original manuscripts in fields related to biological physics, the physics of life and, more generally, quantitative life sciences, overseeing all aspects of the peer review process in support of new review
  • Contribute to the development plans of journals and physical journal services according to the needs of researchers working at the interface of physics and biology
  • Connect with leading research groups around the world through in-person or virtual lectures and lab tours
  • Recruit and manage appropriate editorial board members to engage the research community and drive the editorial vision, goals and process
  • Commission review and perspective articles on active research areas
  • Promote journal content on the web and via social media
  • Keep abreast of key developments in relevant research areas, including scientific discoveries, funding opportunities and new research centers
  • Collaborate with other Physical Review editors and APS staff to ensure consistent editorial standards and advance journal strategy and goals
  • Report progress to other editorial teams, departments and APS management
  • Supervise and/or supervise the tasks of other members of the editorial team
  • Foster a positive culture within the editorial team

Education: A doctorate and postdoctoral experience in biological physics, physics, biology, chemistry, materials science, computer science, mathematics or engineering.

Experience, knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Minimum of five years of experience as an editor of a physical science or life science publication, preferably with a demonstrated ability to commission and drive content into a new journal.
  • General knowledge of basic concepts in biology and relevant areas of physics
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects and teams.
  • Excellent knowledge of scientific research literature and existing research groups in the areas of coverage.
  • Impeccable editorial and interpersonal skills.
  • A desire to learn more about new areas of research and trends in scientific publishing.
  • Strong sense of integrity and commitment to a diverse and inclusive research community.
  • Ability to make quick independent assessments and decisions.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.

Travel: The position requires significant business travel within and outside the United States, to attend conferences and events, and to interact with researchers at research institutes and universities.

Working environment:

Our editorial offices are located on Long Island. We are operational in most US states. The editorial department allows for flexible working hours; however, responsiveness is required during the main working day of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The successful candidate will join a collaborative international team of editors at Physical Review journals.

It’s us:

Help us achieve our mission to advance and disseminate knowledge in physics for the benefit of humanity, to promote physics, and to serve the community of physics at large.

At APS, we:

  • Provide a welcoming and supportive professional home to active, committed and diverse members
  • Advance scientific discovery and research dissemination
  • Defend physics and physicists, and amplify the voice of science
  • Share the excitement of physics and communicate the essential role physics plays in the modern world
  • Promote effective physical education for all

Fundamental values:

Core values ​​are essential in shaping the culture of an organization. They provide structure and guidance for how we conduct ourselves in our daily interactions. Each employee is responsible for upholding these values. Behaviors and actions associated with demonstrating competency in these core values ​​are described in a separate document.

Our core values:

  • The scientific method
  • Truth and Integrity
  • Diversity, inclusion and respect
  • Partnership, cooperation and open collaboration
  • Speak
  • Education and learning

Incredible Benefits Offers 2022:

  • Flexible hours and possibility to work remotely

  • 8% pension contribution paid by the employer

  • Investment advisory services: 100% employer paid

  • Medical benefits: PPO or HDHP option

  • Employer contribution to FSA or HSA account, eligibility based on medical plan enrollment

  • Dental care: individual coverage 100% paid by the employer

  • Visual benefits: single and dependent coverage 100% employer paid

  • Basic life and accident insurance: 100% employer-paid employee coverage

  • Supplemental life and accident insurance, including coverage for spouse and dependent children

  • Disability insurance: employee coverage paid 100% by the employer

  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare, travel and dependent care

  • Holidays: 15 days per year

  • Generous leave: 14 significant paid days; includes a closing week at the end of December

  • Personal leave: 4 days per year

  • Voluntary leave: 1 day per year

  • Sick leave: 10 days per year

  • 10 weeks of family leave paid by the employer

  • College Tuition Reimbursement Scheme

  • Business seminar & continuing education

  • Training and professional development; access to LinkedIn Learning on-demand courses

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Mindfulness meditation: live and on-demand classes

The American Physical Society is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the American Physical Society not to discriminate against or permit harassment of employees or applicants on the basis of race, religious belief, alienation or citizenship, religion, color, ethnicity, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, family status, protected veteran status, protected military status, physical or mental disability , sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, predisposing genetic characteristics, ancestry, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law with respect to any employment practice, including recruitment, advertising, job application procedures, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, work assignments, benefits and/or other terms, conditions or privileges of employment , provided that the indi person is qualified, with or without reasonable accommodation, to perform the essential functions of the position. This policy applies to all employment at APS. The American Physical Society is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact APS Human Resources at hr@aps.org. All APS employees must be vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination through our secure Safeter vaccination portal upon hire, unless they have an HR-approved medical or religious exemption. APS has a ‘remote first’ concept that promotes equal treatment and equal access, regardless of physical workplace, with the majority of staff working primarily from remote workplaces. We invite you to apply today! The deadline for all applications is September 16, 2022.

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How to Get Rid of Debt After You Retire Ipass https://polkinghorne.org/how-to-get-rid-of-debt-after-you-retire-ipass/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 01:25:56 +0000 https://polkinghorne.org/?p=712 In retirement, it’s ideal not to carry any debt. According to research, credit card debt has been linked to increased stress and even bodily suffering. Older folks who don’t have to deal with the stress of caring for aging parents find it much more straightforward when it comes to managing their money same day @ […]]]>

In retirement, it’s ideal not to carry any debt. According to research, credit card debt has been linked to increased stress and even bodily suffering. Older folks who don’t have to deal with the stress of caring for aging parents find it much more straightforward when it comes to managing their money same day @ ConsolidationNow.

A massive 543 percent increase in debt among Americans over the age of 70 was reported by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York between 1999 and 2019. Reports from Experian in 2021 indicated that those in their late 70s and early 80s had an average credit card debt of $6,230, while those in their late 70s and 80s had an average credit card debt of $3,821.

There has been a rise in the number of persons in their 70s and beyond who have credit card debt, mortgages, and college debts.

Frugality is a virtue, not a vice.

Creating a budget can help you keep up with your debt payments more efficiently. Make a list of all your necessary and optional spending, and don’t forget to add your monthly debt payments under the mandatory heading. 

Compare your monthly revenue to that list. Cut down expenses if your income isn’t covering them. You already know what to do: borrow books and DVDs from the library, cook at home, etc. If you don’t pay your bills on time, you’ll be slapped with late penalties.

Tracking your spending will help you discover where your money truly goes, which can help you save money in the long run. If you keep track of every dime, you’ll be able to discover where you can save money. For your accounting needs, you have a variety of options. You may avoid credit card debt by using cash instead. If you can’t pay off your monthly amount, you’ll be saddled with exorbitant interest rates. To save the hassle of going out to purchase, consider joining Buy Nothing groups on Facebook, where you can receive what you need at no cost.’

Think about how you want to live.

One option to reduce your spending is to minimize your housing costs, which is often a significant line item in most budgets. That might mean downsizing your current neighborhood or moving to a more affordable place.

A collection of appealing and economic retirement destinations may be found at Money’s Best Places to Retire. It’s possible to get some exercise and save money by living in a walkable neighborhood. To the degree that you can get rid of petrol, insurance, and car payments for one of your cars, it will free up money to go toward your debt.

The government and other local organizations may assist qualified older individuals in paying property taxes or making house repairs if they wish to remain in their current residence. With the support of a roommate, it is possible to stay in your house—this initiative in New York City screens and matches prospective housemates.

Seek the advice of an expert.

While white DIY methods might be effective for some, getting out of debt shouldn’t be ashamed of obtaining professional assistance. Creating a Debt Management Plan (DMP), an alternative for aggressively paying back creditors at a reduced interest rate, typically costs money; however, many credit counseling networks provide free credit and budgeting services. You should only work with a counseling service that has a good reputation.

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Lecturer in Biological Physics job with KINGS COLLEGE LONDON https://polkinghorne.org/lecturer-in-biological-physics-job-with-kings-college-london/ Tue, 11 Jan 2022 08:00:00 +0000 https://polkinghorne.org/lecturer-in-biological-physics-job-with-kings-college-london/ The Department of Physics is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Biophysics to undertake cutting-edge research in the area of ​​Biological Physics within the Biological Physics and Soft Matter (BPSM) Group and play a leading role in the delivery of high quality undergraduate and postgraduate programs. . The incumbent will have research interests in experimental […]]]>

The Department of Physics is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Biophysics to undertake cutting-edge research in the area of ​​Biological Physics within the Biological Physics and Soft Matter (BPSM) Group and play a leading role in the delivery of high quality undergraduate and postgraduate programs. . The incumbent will have research interests in experimental and/or theoretical biophysics with the aim of consolidating and diversifying existing research within the Department, which currently includes experimental work in super-resolution imaging; fluorescence microscopy; Atomic force microscopy, Raman spectroscopy; the mechanics of single molecules and cells and the physical principles of immunology, combined with coarse-grained and all-atoms simulations. To this end, areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, mechanobiology, molecular motors, natural and nature-inspired molecular machines, statistical mechanics, and bio-inspired active matter.

The Department of Physics has a distinguished scientific tradition since its founding in 1829. We are committed to excellence in education and research with a wide variety of research-oriented bachelor’s, master’s and postgraduate programs.

The Department of Physics at King’s College London is diverse, international and friendly with a positive atmosphere of collaboration and support between research groups. We currently hold a Silver Athena Swan Award and Institute of Physics (IOP) Juno Champion status. We provide a welcoming environment and welcome applications from candidates from all walks of life.

Celebrating diversity and supporting staff is important to us and we offer a range of arrangements including flexible working, care support (including a Parents and Carers Fund and the Career Development Fund for Carers ), training and a variety of diversity and inclusion networks. Staff can request flexible working to help them balance the demands of their work and personal commitments and we offer comprehensive leave policies for parental, adoption, surrogacy, dependent and shared leave.

The Faculty of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering (NMES) includes Chemistry, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics – all departments are highly rated in research activities and have a wide range of educational programs. The university invests in NMES and the number of students and employees increases. Our staff come from over 45 countries and 56% of our students come from outside the UK. KCL staff are primarily located at the Strand campus in the heart of central London, more details available at https://www.kcl.ac.uk/nms and https://www.kcl.ac.uk/physics

This position will be offered on a permanent contract.

This is a full-time position – 100% full-time equivalent

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