Northeastern University, Physics Department-HEP Theory

Position ID:Northeastern University-Physics Department-HEP Theory-PDQHM [#23555]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow in Quantum Info/HEP/ML
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02115, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / HEP-Theory (hep-th)
Appl Deadline:2022/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/11/02, finished 2023/06/17, listed until 2023/05/02)
Position Description:   URMs  

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Job Description 
The Bao group is a subset of the high energy theory group at Northeastern, focused on the intersection between machine learning, quantum information theory, and high energy physics. The remainder of the high energy group consists of Halverson, Harrison, Nath, Nelson, Ruehle, and Taylor, and a successful candidate would be encouraged to work with any or all of these other faculty members. In addition, there will also be the opportunity to interact with members of the Mathematics Department, the CS Department, as well as the NSF AI Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Fundamental Interactions (IAIFI). Initial appointments are for two years, with the possibility to extend for another year. 

Candidates should have a PhD in theoretical physics or a related subject at the start of their contract. Candidates with experience in string theory are especially encouraged to apply. A background in machine learning and / or quantum information is desirable. 

Required Documents 
All applicants need to submit 
1 Cover Letter 
1 CV 
1 Research Statement 
3 Reference Letters 
You need to specify who you want to interact with scientifically. 

For full consideration, applications should be received by 11.59pm US Eastern time on December 15, 2022, including all letters of recommendation. 

Additional Information 
If you need any assistance or have any questions, please contact Ning Bao ( 

About Northeastern 
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts. 

Equal Opportunity 
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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