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CFNS Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Fellowship Program
CFNS offers three kinds of fellowship programs to work on the Electron-Ion Collider activities:  CFNS Postdoctoral Fellows are located at CFNS, Stony Brook full-time.  CFNS-University Joint Postdoctoral Fellows spend 30%-50% of their time at CFNS, Stony Brook,  and the rest  at their home institutions.  CFNS Graduate Student Fellows are located at CFNS, Stony Brook.  For more information, please

CFNS-University Joint Postdoctoral Fellow Appointments:
Location: 75% Partner University and 25% CFNS, Stony Brook
Focus: Electron-Ion Collider science, detector technologies and related activities.

Program: CFNS pays half of the base salary of the post doctoral fellow at a remote institution (University or Research Laboratory) to help seed research projects on EIC. The postdoctoral fellow,  spends a majority of the time at the remote institution, and a fraction of the time at CFNS, Stony Brook.  CFNS provides travel support for the postdoctoral fellow for this program.

If you are a tenure track faculty at a University or a staff member at a national laboratory and are interested in partnering with CFNS, Stony Brook, to create a joint research project through a shared postdoctoral fellowship at your institution, please submit your proposal via this form.    The deadline for this proposal cycle is July 31, 2022.  Contact if you have any questions or issues with the form.


CFNS Postdoctoral Fellow:
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CFNS Joint Postdoctoral Fellow Positions:
New Joint Appointments to be announced summer, 2022

CurrentCFNS Joint Postdoctoral Fellow Positions:

  • University of Maryland (UM), Prof. Xiangdong Ji, Postdoctoral Fellow: Dr. Jack Holligan (Theory) (2021-2023)
  • University of California, Berkeley, Prof. Barbara Jacak, Postdoctoral Fellow: TBD (Experiment)
  • The Ohio State University (OSU), Prof.  Yuri Kovchegov, Postdoctoral Fellow: Dr. Andrey  Tarasov (Theory) (2019-2022)
  • William and Mary, Prof. Justin Stevens, Postdoctoral Fellow: TBD (Experiment) (2022-2024)
  • Michigan Institute of Technology (MIT),  Prof. Richard Milner, Postdoctoral Fellow: TBD (Experiment) (2022-2024)
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai (IIT), Prof. Asmita Mukherjee, Postdoctoral Fellow: Bithika Karmakar (Theory) (2022-2024)
  • Georgia State University (GSU), Prof. Yang-Ting Chien, Postdoctoral Fellow: TBD-(Theory)  (2022-2024)
  • Mississippi State (MSU), Assistant Prof. Sanghwa Park, Postdoctoral Fellow: TBD-(Experiment) (2022-2024)

Past Joint Appointments: 

  • Old Dominion University (ODU), Prof. Charles Hyde, Postdoctoral Fellow: Dr. Vitaly Baturin (Experiment) (2019-2021)
  • C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, Stoy Brook University, Prof. George Sterman,  Postdoctoral Fellow: Dr. Yang-Ting Chien (Theory) (2019-2021)
  • University of  California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Prof. Zhongbo Kang, Postdoctoral Fellow:  Dr. Dingyu Shao (Theory) (2019-2021)
  • INFN Trieste, Prof. Silvia Dalla Torre, Postdoctoral Fellow: Dr. Yuxiang Zhao (2019) (Experiment)
  • Univeristy of Virginia,(UVA), Prof. Kent Paschke, Postdoctoral Fellow: Dr. Caryn Palatchi (Experiment) (2020-2021)



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