Swansea University, Physics

Position ID:Swansea University-Physics-RA2 [#23649]
Position Title: Postdoctoral researcher in black holes, holography and quantum gravity
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Swansea, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / Gravity, hep-th, HEP-Theory (hep-th), High Energy Theory, High Energy Theory Group, Quantum Field Theory, quantum gravity, Quantum Gravity, Cosmology, Condsend matter theory and Quantum Information Theory, Quantum Information, String Theory, String Theory/Quantum Gravity/Field Theory, Theoretical High-Energy
Appl Deadline:2022/12/11 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/11/09, listed until 2023/05/09)
Position Description:    

PDRA Black holes, holography and quantum gravity   Advertising Department: Physics Department, Swansea University   Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract   Closing Date: 11th December 2022   Salary: £36,386 per annum together with USS Pension benefits   Hours of work: 35 hours per week   Contract: This is a fixed term position for 2 years

Starting date: 1st October 2023   Location: This position will be based at the Singleton Park Campus, Swansea University

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Informal enquiries: For further information about this position, please contact Prof. Tim Hollowood t.hollowood@swansea.ac.uk or Prof. Prem Kumar s.p.kumar@swansea.ac.uk

The Particle Physics and Cosmology Theory Group at Swansea University is seeking to recruit a postdoctoral research associate working in the broad area of holography and the gauge-gravity correspondence with a particular interest in quantum back holes, the information loss problem, and other issues of quantum gravity. This could include expertise with the entanglement island formalism; quantum information theory; quantum chaotic systems and matrix models; the fuzzball programme.

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Further Info:
Department of Physics
Swansea University
Singleton Park
Swansea SA2 8PP
United Kingdom