University of Mississippi, Department of Physics and Astronomy, High Energy Theory and Cosmology

Position ID:University of Mississippi-PhysicsandAstronomy-POSTDOC [#23691]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher in Theoretical Physics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Oxford, Mississippi 38655, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Gravitational Theory
High Energy Physics / Quantum Field Theory
Physics / Cosmology, Field Theory, GR-Cosmology (gr-qc), Gravitational Theory, Gravity, hep-th, HEP-Theory (hep-th), High Energy Theory, Mathematical Physics, Quantum Field Theory, quantum gravity, Scattering amplitudes, String Theory/Quantum Gravity/Field Theory, Theoretical high energy physics
Theoretical Physics / General relativity, Conformal Field Theory, Cosmology, Mathematical physics, Quantum Field Theory, Quantum Gravity, Theoretical High Energy Physics (more...)
Appl Deadline:2022/12/18 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/11/10, finished 2023/04/24)
Position Description:   URMs  

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The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Mississippi invites applications for a postdoctoral position in Theoretical Physics. The successful candidate will join the group of James Bonifacio, with emphasis on the following research areas: cosmology, gravitational physics, amplitudes, field theory, geometry, and the conformal bootstrap. Other theory research faculty members of the department include Luca Bombelli, Alakabha Datta, Anuradha Gupta, and Leo Stein. A PhD in physics/mathematics or a related area is required by the time of the initial appointment. The initial position is for two years, and funding is available for a third year subject to satisfactory performance. 

The position is expected to start in August 2023 with some flexibility. 

Preference is given to applications submitted by December 18th, but late applications will be considered until the position is filled. Interested candidates should apply through Academic Jobs Online and submit a CV, cover letter, research statement, and at least 3 letters of recommendation. 

Please direct questions about the position to James Bonifacio bonifacio[AT] 

As we are committed to increasing diversity in the field, we especially welcome applicants who would expand the representation of minority groups in the department. Our Department goals are supported by the larger University of Mississippi and College of Liberal Arts’ Pathways to Equity strategic plan, The University of Mississippi complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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108 Lewis Hall
The University of Mississippi
Post Office Box 1848
University, Mississippi 38677-1848