University of Washington, Department of Physics

Position ID:UW-Physics-PARTICLEPOSTDOC [#23568]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Scholar - Particle Physics, String Theory and Cosmology Group
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Seattle, Washington 98195, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / Particle, Cosmology, String Theory
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/11/02, finished 2023/08/22, listed until 2023/05/02)
Position Description:    

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Position Description

The Particle Physics, String Theory and Cosmology Group at the University of Washington invites applications for one or more Postdoctoral Scholar positions starting in September 2023.

The positions will be for three years, subject to funding and mutual agreement. The Postdoctoral Scholar title is limited to five years post PhD, including postdoctoral experience(s) at UW and other institutions.

The faculty members in the group are Masha Baryakhtar, Isabel Garcia-Garcia, Justin Kaidi, Marilena Loverde, Natalie Paquette, Steve Sharpe, Gustavo Joaquin Turiaci, and Laurence Yaffe. We have strong ties to the nuclear theory group and Institute for Nuclear Theory, and to the Astronomy and Math departments, as well as to experimental groups in astrophysics, particle physics, and precision measurement.

Applicants will be considered in all areas of theoretical high energy physics, particularly mathematical physics, theoretical particle physics, quantum field theory, quantum gravity and string theory.

Postdoctoral Scholars are represented by UAW 4121 and are subject to the collective bargaining agreement, unless agreed exclusion criteria apply. For more information, please visit the University of Washington Labor Relations website.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent degree in particle physics, or a related field, by the date of appointment.

Application Instructions

Applications should be submitted at and should consist of a cover letter, a CV with list of publications, a summary of research interests, a brief statement describing the applicant's experience and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on or after December 1, 2022.

General inquiries should be sent to Natalie Paquette ( Positions will remain open until filled.


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Contact: Assistant to the Chair
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Box 351560
Department of Physics
University of Washington
Seattle WA 98195-1560
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