Three or more post-doctor positions in theoretical physics
Sort on published: 2017-11-13
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 42,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.7 billion.
At the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Uppsala University, starting 2018-09-01, or later as agreed upon.
The post-doctor positions are part of several projects and grants funded by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, the European Research Council and the Swedish Research Council. Applicants are expected to conduct research in theoretical physics related to quantum field theory and string theory. Research areas of particular interest include (but are not restricted to): supersymmetry, gauge/gravity duality, integrability, scattering amplitudes in super-Yang-Mills and supergravity, cosmology, and string phenomenology.
Prerequisites: The holder of a post-doctor position must have a PhD degree in theoretical physics or equivalent. The PhD degree must have been obtained at the start of employment and no more than three years prior to the application deadline; however, periods of e.g. sick leave or parental leave are deducted from this three-year period.
Employment Period: The period of employment is 2 years.
The application should contain a cover letter mentioning their research area, a CV, a brief research statement, and a publication list. The applicant should arrange to have two letters of recommendation sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact information for the letter writers should be included in the application. Personal circumstances that may be of relevance in the evaluation, for example periods of parental leave, should be mentioned in the CV.
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
The university strives for a more even gender balance in its research and teaching staff. Female applicants are especially encouraged.
Salary: Individually negotiated salary.
Starting date: 2018-09-01, or later as agreed upon.
Type of position: Temporary part-time position (100%).
For further information about the position please contact
Agnese Bissi (email@example.com)
Ulf Danielsson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Guido Festuccia (email@example.com)
Henrik Johansson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Joseph Minahan (email@example.com)
Maxim Zabzine (Maxim.Zabzine@physics.uu.se)
Please submit your application no later than December 1 2017, UFV-PA 2017/3892.
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Placement: Department of Physics and Astronomy
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 3
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/3892
Last application date: 2017-12-01