Northeastern University, CoS/Physics/Taylor

Position ID:Northeastern University-CoS/Physics/Taylor-PRA [#26051]
Position Title: Simons Fellow in Celestial Holography
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02115, United States
Subject Areas: Physics / HEP-Theory (hep-th), Quantum Field Theory, quantum gravity, Scattering amplitudes, Theoretical high energy physics
Appl Deadline:2023/12/03 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/10/03, finished 2024/03/04, listed until 2024/04/03)
Position Description:    

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

Professor Taylor and the Simons Collaboration on Celestial Holography invite applications for a postdoctoral position in the Department of Physics at Northeastern University in Boston. The position will start in Fall 2024 and will be for two years, with a possible extension for a third year contingent upon funding and performance.

The candidate is expected to have a solid background in quantum field theory, general relativity and mathematical physics, with the research interest including celestial holography and related topics.

This position is funded by the Simons Collaboration on Celestial Holography, made up of 13 PIs at 10 institutions around the world. The post carries the title "Simons Fellow in Celestial Holography," and carries with it the benefit of substantial opportunities for travel and scientific interaction. This includes funded travel to Collaboration meetings, workshops and schools as well as the potential for intra-collaboration research visits.

Please apply through the portal The application should include a cover letter, a CV, a research statement, and a list of publications. The applicant should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted through the same portal. Priority will be given to applications received by December 3, 2023, when the process of reviewing applications will start. Submissions will be considered until the position is filled.

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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