University of Michigan, High Energy Theory and Cosmology Groups

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Position ID:UofM-HET-POSTDOC1 [#22784, Formal PD]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Formal High Energy Physics)
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / String Theory
Appl Deadline:2022/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/09/14, finished 2023/06/03, listed until 2023/03/14)
Position Description:    

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

The high energy theory group in the Department of Physics at the University of Michigan welcomes applications for Leinweber Postdoctoral Fellow positions starting in the Fall of 2022, in the areas formal high energy physics, including string theory, quantum field theory, scattering amplitudes, gauge-gravity duality, black hole physics, supergravity, and HET aspects of quantum information. Applicants are automatically considered for a Van Loo Postdoctoral Fellowship jointly with the Department of Mathematics. 

The faculty of the high energy theory group at Michigan includes on the formal side Ratin Akhoury, Henriette Elvang, Finn Larsen, Jim Liu, and Leo Pando-Zayas and on the pheno side Aaron Pierce and James Wells. The group is part of the Leinweber Center for Theoretical Physics (LCTP) which along with colleagues in Cosmology/Astrophysics generates a vibrant collaborative environment for research with an active visitor program, workshops, and conferences. 

This ad is for formal theory. Applicants with research focus in phenomenology or cosmology/astrophysics should not apply to this ad

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EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
email address
450 Church Street
3444A Randall Laboratory
Ann Arbor MI 48109-1040