University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Physics

Position ID:UIUC-Physics-PDTH [#23659]
Position Title: Postdoc position in String Theory and Quantum Information
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Urbana, Illinois 61801, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: High-Energy Theory / AdS/CFT, AdS/CFT; AdS/CMT; quantum entanglement; quantum gravity; chaos and non-equilibrium dynamics; conformal bootstrap, Conformal Field Theory, Entanglement entropy and information theory, HEP-Theory (hep-th), Holographic entanglement entropy and complexity, mathematical physics, quantum entanglement and quantum chaos, Quantum Field Theory, quantum gravity, Quantum Gravity/Entanglement Entropy, String Theory, Theoretical High-Energy
Appl Deadline:2022/12/05 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/11/09, finished 2023/06/10, listed until 2023/05/09)
Position Description:    

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

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign string theory group has an open postdoctoral researcher position. The appointments are for two-year terms with possible extension to a third year. We are seeking candidates with research interests in any of the following: quantum gravity, AdS/CFT and QFT and in particular connections between these subjects and quantum information theory. The positions will commence in the Fall of 2023. The faculty working in the areas of interest are Tom Faulkner and Robert Leigh. The faculty are members of IQUIST (Illinois Quantum Information Science and Technology), ICASU (Illinois Center for Advanced Study of the Universe) and the ICMT (Institute for Condensed Matter Theory).

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae (including a list of publications), and a statement of research interests, and arrange to have three letters of reference uploaded through AJO. Applications received by December 5, 2022 will receive full consideration.

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (

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