Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-CLASSEPhysics-STRINGTHEORYPD [#10416]
Position Title: StringTheoryPostdoc
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Cosmology, Quantum Field Theory, String Theory
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2017/11/07, finished 2018/03/16, listed until 2018/05/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The string theory group at Cornell invites applications for one or more three-year postdoctoral fellowships to begin in fall 2018. The research interests of the string group include all aspects of string theory and AdS/CFT as well as cosmology, the conformal bootstrap, quantum field theory, and general relativity. The group includes faculty members Tom Hartman and Liam McAllister, as well as students and postdocs.

Applicants carrying out research in theoretical cosmology will be considered for membership in the Modern Inflationary Cosmology collaboration, within the Simons Foundation’s Origins of the Universe initiative Faculty in this collaboration include Eva Silverstein, J. Richard Bond, Raphael Flauger, Renata Kallosh, Andrei Linde, Liam McAllister, Leonardo Senatore, and Matias Zaldarriaga.

Applicants interested in the conformal bootstrap and related fields will also be considered for membership in the Simons Collaboration on the Nonperturbative Bootstrap (

Applications should be submitted at and should include a cover letter, a CV, a list of publications, a statement of research interests, and three letters of recommendation. All materials, including all letters of recommendation, must be received by December 1, 2017. For questions please contact Katerina Malysheva at

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. The College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Further Info:
134 Newman Lab
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

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