Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University

Position ID:SBU-SCGP-POSTDOC [#10157]
Position Title: Research Assistant Professors/Postdocs - Theoretical Physics (multiple positions)
Position Location:Stony Brook, New York 11794-3636, United States [map]
Subject Areas: High Energy Physics / Theoretical Particle Physics
Physics / Theoretical Physics, Astrophysics Theory, Condensed Matter Physics, Condensed Matter Theory, Elementary Particle Theory, Gravitational Physics, Gravitational Wave Sources, Particle/Cosmology Theory, Physics - Mathematical Physics, String Theory, Theoretical Particle Physics
Appl Deadline: (posted 2017/10/12, listed until 2017/11/30)
Position Description:    

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook University Medical Center, Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world-class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments can be arranged.

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is an endowed research organization devoted to furthering fundamental knowledge in geometry and theoretical physics; especially knowledge at the interface of these two disciplines.

The SCGP has positions for Research Assistant Professors available with starting date of September 1, 2018. These are three-year term appointments with an annual salary of approximately $71,000, and with an annual research supplement of $5,000 in the first year, $3,000 each subsequent year for scientific travel, inviting visitors, and other research-related activities. We seek candidates with an outstanding research potential in the field of theoretical physics. Preference will be given to candidates who have held a Ph.D. at most two years.

Applications should be received before 11:59 pm EST on November 15, 2017.

To apply, applicants should complete the Academic Jobs Online application process at The application process consists of: 1) State Faculty Employment Application (available for download at, 2) Standard Cover Sheet, 3) cover letter, 4) CV, 5) publication list, 6) research statement, and 7) three reference letters. Electronic references are preferred, but the Department will accept letters via postal mail to: The Appointments Committee, Research Assistant Professors Search - Theoretical Physics Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY 11794-3636

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, people of color, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are especially encouraged to apply.

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Simons Center for Geometry and Physics
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3636

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