Position ID:IPhT, CEA Saclay-DRF/IPHT-RNQ [#12692, RNQ1]
Position Title: Recursive and Exact methods in Quantum Theory
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Gif sur Yvette, Ile-de-France 91191, France [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Mathematical Physics
Appl Deadline:2018/12/28** (posted 2018/11/07, listed until 2019/05/07)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

2 years postdoc position: fall 2019 -> fall 2021

Recursive and Exact methods in Quantum Theory

All candidates working on some topics among integrable systems, topological recursion, resurgence and WKB asymptotics, topological string theory, Gromov-Witten invariants, geometric quantization, combinatorics of maps, random matrices, Hitchin systems, are encouraged to apply.

This is a rather interdisciplinary topic at the interface between mathematics and physics. The goal, is to describe perturbative series in various quantum systems, (special examples will come from random matrices, or topological string theory, Gromov-Witten theory, combninatorics of maps), in a geometric way, using in particular topological recursion, and to study also the non-perturbative effects using resurgence theory in a geometric way.

The position is funded by the ERC Synergy grant "Recursive and Exact New Quantum Theory (ReNew Quantum)" (number 810573). The candidate will be based at the IPHT (Institut de Physique Theorique) CEA Saclay, in Paris area, and will have to spend some time (several weeks or months) in the other nodes of the ERC Synergy project: at University of Aarhus (Denmark), at University of Geneva (Switzerland) and at IHES (France).

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Further Info:
Orme des Merisiers, bat 774
91191 Gif sur Yvette

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