University of Kentucky, Department of Physics & Astronomy

Position ID:UK-Physics-HEP2020 [#17274]
Position Title: Postdoc in theoretical physics (hep-th)
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Lexington, Kentucky 40506, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / HEP-Theory (hep-th), hep-th, High Energy Physics, Physics - Mathematical Physics, Quantum Computation, Quantum Computing, Quantum Field Theory, Quantum Information Science, Quantum Science + Quantum Information Science + Quantum Optics + Theoretical Physics, String Theory, Theoretical high energy physics, Theoretical Particle Physics, Theoretical Physics
High-Energy Theory / AdS/CFT, Holography, mathematical physics, Quantum Field Theory, String Theory, Theoretical High-Energy
Appl Deadline:2020/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/10/21, listed until 2021/04/21)
Position Description:    

The University of Kentucky String Theory group is currently seeking applications for a postdoctoral position in string theory, quantum gravity, quantum field theory, quantum information, quantum computation, or related areas beginning 1 September 2021. Led by faculty Sumit Das, Anatoly Dymarsky, and Al Shapere, the group has a thriving research program and has successfully mentored many excellent postdocs. More information about our high-energy theory group may be found at

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and description of research interests, and have three letters of recommendation sent on their behalf. All materials must be submitted online through academicjobsonline. Review of applications will begin on 1 December 2020; applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Special fellowship opportunities are available for women and underrepresented minorities, under a University of Kentucky program to promote diversity in the sciences. These candidates should be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have completed their PhD's within the past two years. More information is available here. Please email us by 28 October if you are interested in being considered.

The University of Kentucky is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and supports family-friendly policies.

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Further Info:
Department of Physics
University of Kentucky
Lexington KY 40506-0055

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