M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Institute for Theoretical and Mathematical Physics (ITMP)

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Position ID:M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University-ITMP-LTRESEARCHER [#18289]
Position Title: Long term senior researcher position at ITMP MSU
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Moscow, Moscow City 119991, Russian Federation [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematical Physics / Mathematical Physics
Theoretical Physics / Cosmology, Fundamental interactions, Gravitation Theory, Holographic Dualities, String theory, Theoretical particle physics
Appl Deadline:2021/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/03/11, finished 2021/10/01, listed until 2021/06/30)
Position Description:    

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

Institute for Theoretical and Mathematical Physics of Moscow State University (ITMP MSU) invites applications for senior researcher (professorial level) positions in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics starting in autumn 2021.

M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) is one of the leading universities in Russia. The Institute for Theoretical and Mathematical Physics is a new division of MSU founded in December 2018. The aim of the Institute is to advance high-level research and education in fundamental areas of theoretical and mathematical physics. At present the activity of the Institute is focused in the following areas: quantum field theory, string theory, mathematical physics, theoretical particle physics and cosmology. For more information see http://itmp.msu.ru/en/ .

In addition to research the duties include teaching at master and PhD level (around 2-3 semester lecture courses a year) as well as supervising research students.

Applicants should have PhD in theoretical or mathematical physics and a track record of active research at international level. Fluent English is a requirement.

The starting salary will be 240K rubles per month (after tax) and its level may be negotiated depending on qualifications. Funding for research related expenses of 300K roubles per year will be also available. The position is initially for 5 years with possible extension subject to performance and availability of funding.

ITMP also invites applications for analogous part-time positions from researchers affiliated with the research institutes and universities in the Moscow region. In this case the conditions are to be negotiated. A detailed announcement will be available soon at https://itmp.msu.ru/

ITMP provides a relocation allowance, health insurance and administrative support.

The application deadline is June 30, 2021.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
ITMP, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory, GSP-1, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation