Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Research

Position ID:PI-Research-2024MPFAC [#26387]
Position Title: 2024 Mathematical Physics Tenure Track Faculty Position
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Waterloo, Ontario N2L2Y5, Canada [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / string-math, Mathematical Physics, theoretical condensed matter physics, Theoretical High-Energy
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2023/10/25)
Position Description:    

Perimeter Institute is a leading global centre for fundamental research in theoretical physics. Home to more than 150 resident researchers and 1,000 visiting scientists each year all working to unlock nature’s most profound secrets hidden deep inside the atom and far across the universe. Perimeter’s research efforts include condensed matter theory, cosmology, mathematical physics, quantum fields and strings, quantum foundations, quantum gravity, quantum information, and particle physics.

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Perimeter Institute invites applications for one or more tenure-track faculty positions (equivalent to the level of assistant professor) in mathematics and mathematical physics. Exceptional candidates may also be considered for a tenured senior faculty position. The successful applicant will play a leading role in integrating Perimeter's activities in mathematical physics with other research areas at the Institute.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in mathematics, theoretical physics or a closely related field as well as postdoctoral experience, and will have demonstrated exceptional strength in independent research. Interested candidates are asked to submit their curriculum vitae, list of publications, research statement, and equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) statement (describing your experience and plans for creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion within the discipline). They must also arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation submitted, following the instructions provided on the application page.  Applicants for a senior position can alternatively provide the names of 3 references in place of letters.

Consideration of applications will begin on January 1, 2024. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Perimeter Institute is committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2 persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Perimeter Institute provides support throughout the application process for applicants with disabilities. We work with you to understand the impact of your disability to appropriately accommodate you during the application/interview process. Please contact for assistance.

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31 Caroline St. North
Waterloo, ON N2L 2Y5