PhD position in Theoretical Physics within the subfields of Quantum Field Theory, Conformal Field Theory and String Theory
Sort on published: 2018-03-09
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.
The starting date is September 1, 2018 or according to agreement.
At the Division of Theoretical Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, we are engaged in research in, e.g., String Theory, Quantum Field Theory, Conformal Field Theory and related Mathematical Physics.
Examples of our activities include: supersymmetry, gauge/gravity duality, integrability, conformal bootstrap, scattering amplitudes in super-Yang-Mills and supergravity, cosmology, and string phenomenology.
The position requires a University degree in physics. The application must include a letter where the applicant describes herself/himself, her/his merits and research interests as well as a CV, copies of university grades, completed theses or manuscripts and other relevant publications. We appreciate if letters of recommendation are included.
The position as a PhD student is limited to four years of full-time studies, five years if departmental work is included. The main activities will be research studies. Other duties at the department related to teaching and administration may be included in the position (maximum 20%).
Further information regarding the research education can be found at the home page of the department www.physics.uu.se and on the home page of the faculty of science and technology www.teknat.uu.se . Rules guiding the employment as a PD student may be found in "Högskoleförordningen 5 kap §§1-7'' as well as in the rules and guidelines of the University at regler.uu.se.
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. Uppsala University is aiming for a more even gender distribution and women are particularly encouraged to apply for this position.
Salary: According to local agreement for PhD students and teaching assistants.
Starting date: 01-09-2018, temporary position ending 31-08-2022.
Type of position: Full time position.
For further information about the position please contact
Associate Professor Agnese Bissi, firstname.lastname@example.org.
You are welcome to submit your application no later than April 20 2018, UFV-PA 2018/903.
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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: 1
Working hours: 100 %
County: Uppsala län
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2018/903
Last application date: 2018-04-20