Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Physics

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Position ID:CMU-Physics-HEPTH [#23617]
Position Title: Postdoctoral position in Theoretical High Energy Physics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: High Energy Physics / Theoretical Particle Physics
Appl Deadline:2022/12/09 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2022/11/04, finished 2023/06/10, listed until 2023/05/04)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Physics at Carnegie Mellon University invites applications for one or more postdoctoral positions (contingent on funding) to begin on September 1, 2023. The group presently consists of Professors R. Penco, R. Rosen, I. Rothstein and G. Tarnopolsky. The interests of our group cover areas of particle physics, effective field theory, cosmology, gravity, quantum field theory, quantum information, and research connecting high energy physics and condensed matter physics. If you would like to be considered for a postdoctoral position with the Simons Confinement Collaboration, please indicate it in your application cover letter.

We seek excellence within a respectful, inclusive University context. Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions. CMU's Department of Physics welcomes applicants who will enhance this diversity through their research, teaching and service.


The anticipated starting date is September 2023, though earlier or later start dates can be accommodated. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Physics by the time of appointment.

Application Instructions

Applications must apply via Interfolio:, and include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a publication list, and a statement of research interests. In addition, candidates should arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be uploaded (a prompt will be sent automatically to the applicant’s references when their contact information is entered into Interfolio). For full consideration, all materials should be received by December 9, 2022.

For questions about the position, please contact Prof. Gregory Tarnopolsky at

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