Researcher in theoretical physics
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The research conducted at the Department of Physics and Astronomy encompasses a wide range of physics topics, distributed over ten divisions. The department is located in the Ångström laboratory and employs nearly 400 people, 125 of whom are doctoral students. It offers a broad physics curriculum to undergraduate and graduate students, participation in nationally and internationally leading projects for researchers, and opportunities for partnership with industry and various outreach activities. Read more at www.physics.uu.se.
At the Divison of Theoretical Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, the research conducted in string theory, quantum field theory, supergravity and related mathematical physics. Examples of activities include supersymmetry, AdS/CFT, integrability, scattering amplitudes for super Yang-Mills and supergravity, cosmology and string phenomenology.
Duties: We advertise a researcher position funded by the European Research Council under ERC grant 851931. Applicants are expected to conduct research in theoretical physics related to quantum field theory and string theory in the context of the main objectives of the above project. In particular, we are looking for a candidate with a working expertise on geometric engineering techniques in F-theory, with special focus on Calabi-Yau geometries relevant for higher dimensional superconformal systems and their compactifications.
Requirements: PhD in Theoretical Physics, experience in research on geometric engineering techniques in F-theory, with special focus on Calabi-Yau geometries relevant for higher dimensional superconformal systems and their compactifications.
Salary: Individual salary.
Starting date: 01-10-2021.
Type of employment: Temporary position ending 30-09-2022.
Scope of employment: 100 %
For further information about the position please contact: Professor Maxim Zabzine, Phone:018-4713247, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org and Dr. Michele Del Zotto, Phone: 018-4713192, e-mail: email@example.com.
Please submit your application by 12 May 2021, UFV-PA 2021/1633.
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Placement: Department of Physics and Astronomy
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Individual salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2021/1633
Last application date: 2021-05-12
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