University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Physics

Position ID:UIUC-Physics-PD_HEPPH [#14554]
Position Title: Postdoctoral research position in high-energy theory and cosmology
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Urbana, Illinois 61801, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Astroparticle Physics, Cosmology, Dark Matter, Elementary Particle Physics, Elementary Particle Theory, GR-Cosmology (gr-qc), hep-ph, HEP-Phenomenology (hep-ph), High Energy Physics, Particle Astrophysics, particle phenomenology and astroparticle physics, Particle Physics, Particle/Cosmology Theory, Physics, theoretical astroparticle physics, Theoretical high energy physics, Theoretical Particle Physics, Theoretical Physics, Theory of Particle Physics
Appl Deadline:2019/12/01 (posted 2019/09/11, listed until 2020/03/11)
Position Description:    

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign high energy theory and cosmology group expects to have one or more open postdoctoral research positions commencing in the fall of 2020.  Appointments are for a two year term with potential extension to a third year. We are seeking candidates specializing in physics beyond the Standard Model and related topics, such as (but not limited to) dark matter, astroparticle physics, and early-universe cosmology. Faculty working in the area of interest are Peter Adshead, Patrick Draper, Yonatan Kahn, and Jessie Shelton. Applicants specializing in string theory, gauge-gravity duality, and quantum information should apply to the position in string theory advertised separately.
Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a statement of research interests, and arrange to have three letters of reference uploaded. In order to receive full consideration, applications should be submitted by December 1, 2019.

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (
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