Department of Physics, Princeton University

Position ID:Princeton University-Department of Physics-TGP [#10339]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research,theoretical gravitational physics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Princeton, New Jersey 08544, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Gravitational Physics
Appl Deadline:2018/01/01 finished (2017/10/27, finished 2018/04/02, listed until 2018/04/27)
Position Description:    

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The Physics Department at Princeton University expects to have postdoctoral or more senior positions available in theoretical gravitational physics, broadly defined, nominally starting September 1, 2018. The initial appointment will be for one year, with renewal contingent on continued funding and satisfactory performance. A PhD in Physics, Astrophysics, or a related area at the time the appointment begins is required.

The successful candidate's research will focus on topics related to gravitational physics. This could include studies of astrophysical sources of gravitational waves and their possible electromagnetic counterparts, black hole formation, high speed black hole collisions, the nature of singularities, early universe cosmology, and gravity in higher dimensions.

Applications will begin to be reviewed on January 1, 2018. To apply for this position please visit: There, you may upload a recent CV, research statement and contact information for three referees who will be solicited to provide letters of support. For more information please contact Frans Pretorius at

This position is subject to the University’s background check.

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Contact: Frans Pretorius
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