University of Alberta, Department of Physics

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Position ID:UAlberta-Physics-PDFCMPTIB [#16802]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow in Condensed Matter Theory
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E1, Canada [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / Quantum Field Theory
Appl Deadline:2020/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2020/09/02, finished 2021/03/02, listed until 2021/03/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Physics at the University of Alberta invites applications to fill a postdoctoral position in condensed matter theory, with a starting date in the Fall of 2021 or at an earlier date by mutual agreement. The successful applicant will work in collaboration with Prof. Igor Boettcher ( ).

The position is a full-time 1-year appointment, renewable for up to 1 more year (maximum total of 2 years) subject to performance and mutual agreement. The salary for the position is $40,000 CAD per year plus supplemental health benefits. Research topics include topological semimetals, strongly correlated electrons, hyperbolic lattices, and quantum field theory in hyperbolic space. 

The applicant must have a Ph.D. in theoretical condensed matter physics obtained within the last five (5) years, a strong background in quantum many-body physics or quantum field theory, and previous research experience in theoretical condensed matter physics (analytical and/or computational).

Applications must be submitted through AcademicJobsOnline.  

Prospective candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, publication list, and brief description of research interests through AcademicJobsOnline. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted by the letter writers through AcademicJobsOnline.  

The deadline for applications is December 1, 2020.

For more information concerning this position, please contact:

Prof. Igor Boettcher 
Department of Physics 
University of Alberta 
Edmonton, AB T6G 2E1 Canada 
Email: iboettch at ualberta dot ca

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Further Info:
email address
(780) 492-1052
Department of Physics
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2E1