Ecole Normale Supérieure, Department of Physics

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Position ID:ENS-Department of Physics-ENS_FUNBOOTS_PD [#23353]
Position Title: Postdoc in theoretical physics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Paris, Ile-de-France 75 005, France [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Theoretical Physics / Conformal Field Theory, Fundamental interactions, Holographic Dualities, Quantum Field Theory, String theory
Appl Deadline:2022/12/04 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2022/10/19, listed until 2022/12/04)
Position Description:    

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Position Description:

Applications are invited for two post-doctoral positions in the Fundamental Interactions Group at the Ecole Normale Superieure Physics Department (Laboratoire de Physique de l'Ecole Normale Superieure).

The appointments are for three years, and in addition to an internationally competitive salary they include an attractive travel allowance of 4000 euros. The positions are funded by the grant ERC-CoG-21 "FunBootS". Appointments will take place in September or October 2023. The candidates must hold a doctoral degree before the appointment starts.

We are looking for candidates with a strong background in Quantum Field Theory and research interests in Conformal Bootstrap, S-matrix Bootstrap, Holography and related topics. Successful candidates will be integrated into the ERC-funded research group "FunBootS" based at the Ecole Normale Superieure in the heart of Paris. They will benefit from the large, lively theory community in the Paris region, including neighbouring institutions LPTHE Jussieu, IPhT Saclay, CPHT Polytechnique, and the IHES.


Required application documents include:
- a cover letter
- a detailed curriculum vitae
-  publication list
- a statement of research interests (max 4 pages)
- two reference letters

Candidates should submit these materials via the AcademicJobsOnline website. Applications will be receivable until December 4th 2022 at 23:59. Interviews will take place mid-December and final decisions announced early January.

Further Information

Contact: Miguel Fernandes Paulos (

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Sarah Reemers
LabEx Manager
Département de Physique, Ecole normale supérieure
24 rue Lhomond, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France