Tufts University, Institute of Cosmology

Position ID:Tufts-Cosmology-POSTDOC [#12553]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical Physics: Cosmology, Particle Physics, Astrophysics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Astrophysics / Theoretical Astrophysics, Cosmology
Physics / Theoretical Physics, HEP-Phenomenology (hep-ph), HEP-Theory (hep-th), GR-Cosmology (gr-qc), Astrophysics (astro-ph), Gravitational Physics, Particle Astrophysics, Cosmology, Elementary Particle Physics, Theoretical Particle Physics
Appl Deadline:2018/12/10help popup finished (2018/10/26, finished 2019/06/16)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Institute of Cosmology, Tufts University has expired, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

We anticipate having a postdoctoral opening in theoretical physics, including cosmology, particle physics, and astrophysics, within the Tufts Institute of Cosmology. The position is expected to begin September 1, 2019, and its duration will depend on funding and progress. 

The postdoc will work with Prof. Mark Hertzberg, in addition to opportunities to work with other professors in the group, Larry Ford, Ken Olum, and Alex Vilenkin, as well as other professors in the greater Boston area. The group also includes other postdocs, long-term visitors, graduate students, and has a joint seminar series with MIT. 

The research will be at the interface of theoretical cosmology, particle physics, and astrophysics. Interests include early universe cosmology, aspects of dark matter including axions and other models, applications of effective field theory, quantum gravity, foundations of general relativity, particle theory, astrophysical puzzles, and other subjects.

Applicants are invited to send their C.V., publication list, a statement of research interests, and to arrange for three letters of reference to be sent. It is strongly preferred to upload applications at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12553. If necessary, applications can be emailed to mark.hertzberg (at) Tufts.edu in a single pdf.

Applications received by December 10, 2018 will be given full consideration.

More information about the group is available at http://cosmos.phy.tufts.edu/

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Further Info:
Institute of Cosmology
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Tufts University
Boston, MA

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