Johns Hopkins University, Physics and Astronomy

Position ID:JHU-Physics-POSTDOC1 [#22471]
Position Title: Departments of Physics & Astronomy and Philosophy Postdoctoral Position in Foundations of Physics and Related Areas
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Baltimore, Maryland 21218, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / Physics
Appl Deadline:2022/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/08/24, listed until 2023/02/24)
Position Description:    

Johns Hopkins University

Departments of Physics & Astronomy and Philosophy

Postdoctoral Position in Foundations of Physics and Related Areas

Sean Carroll expects to be hiring a postdoctoral researcher, with expected start date in Fall 2023 and a duration of up to three years. Possible research areas include the foundations of quantum mechanics, spacetime, the evolution of complexity, entropy and the arrow of time, causality and emergence, the physics of social systems, and related questions in theoretical physics and philosophy. Applicants in any one of these areas, or in potentially related fields, are welcome to apply. Successful applicants can choose to be affiliated with the Physics & Astronomy or the Philosophy departments at Hopkins. They will be able to interact with vibrant research groups in both departments, as well as with researchers at the Santa Fe Institute (where Carroll is Fractal Faculty) and other centers and institutes at Hopkins. Potential applicants should feel free to email to inquire whether they might be a good fit, and to ask about potential research directions. Applications should consist of a CV, list of publications, summary of research interests, three letters of recommendation, and a short cover letter explaining why they would be a good fit for this position. They should be submitted to AcademicJobsOnline at: Applications will be due December 1st, 2022. Obtaining a Ph.D. in an appropriate field before the starting date is required. Johns Hopkins is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and welcomes applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.

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The Johns Hopkins University
Department of Physics and Astronomy
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218