University of Tokyo, Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe

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Position ID:UTokyo-KavliIPMU-TP2022 [#23106]
Position Title: Project researcher position in Theoretical Physics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8583, Japan [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: String Theory and Mathematical Physics
Quantum Computing
Quantum Information Science
Condensed Matter Physics / Condensed Matter Theory
High-Energy Theory
Appl Deadline:2022/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup (listed until 2023/02/28)
Position Description:   URMs  

Applications are invited for a three-year postdoctoral research position in theoretical physics at the Kavli IPMU, the University of Tokyo.

The postdoctoral scholar will primarily work together with Prof. Masahito Yamazaki at the Kavli IPMU, and is expected to work on one or more of the following research areas: high energy theory, string theory, mathematical physics, condensed matter theory, and quantum computation. We welcome applications from researchers in diverse research areas.

The position is for three years, and the postdoctoral scholar will be provided with salary comparable to those at other prestigious institutions. The scholar will receive generous travel support and is encouraged to travel internationally, visit other institutions, and attend conferences, up to 3 months every year.

We encourage all candidates to apply by December 1, 2022.
The position will be open until filled, however for full consideration please apply by the deadline.

Applicants should submit curriculum vitae (with email address and citizenship), a statement of research interests, and a list of publications. Applicants should also ensure that at least three letters of reference are submitted on their behalf. They should be uploaded at "Application Form" no later than December 1, 2022. (You need the registration of AcademicJobsOnline.) Applicants should have a Ph.D. in physics or related areas by the starting date of the position.

Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU), The University of Tokyo Institutes for Advanced Study, has the ambitious goal to discover the fundamental laws of nature and to understand the universe from the synergistic perspectives of mathematics, theoretical and experimental physics, astronomy, and statistics. It is an international research institute with English as its official language, established in October 2007. More than a half of its full-time scientific members come from outside Japan.
We are building a diverse community of scientists, and we strongly encourage female and international applicants.

Email inquiries regarding the application process may be sent to Kavli IPMU AJO INQUIRY <>

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Further Info:
Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe
The University of Tokyo
5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8583, Japan