University of Kentucky, Department of Physics & Astronomy

Position ID:UK-PhysicsandAstronomy-URM2023 [#26260]
Position Title: Postdocs in theoretical physics for underrepresented groups
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Lexington, Kentucky 40506, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: High-Energy Theory / AdS/CFT, Holography, mathematical physics, Quantum Field Theory, String Theory, Theoretical High-Energy
Physics / HEP-Theory (hep-th), hep-th, High Energy Physics, Physics - Mathematical Physics, Quantum Computation, Quantum Computing, Quantum Field Theory, Quantum Information Science, Quantum Science + Quantum Information Science + Quantum Optics + Theoretical Physics, String Theory, Theoretical high energy physics, Theoretical Particle Physics, Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/10/17, listed until 2024/04/17)
Position Description:    

The University of Kentucky offers postdoctoral fellowships for underrepresented minorities and women.   UK's String Theory group strongly encourages applicants for these fellowships, starting in September 2024.  Led by faculty Sumit Das, Anatoly Dymarsky, and Al Shapere, the group has a thriving research program and has successfully mentored many excellent postdocs. More information about our group may be found at

The fellowships are available to US citizens and permanent residents (no exceptions).  Applicants should be on track to complete their PhD before September 2024, or should already have completed their PhD within the past two years. 

Applications must be submitted to the Office of the Vice President for Research by 6 November. If you are interested in applying, please contact us directly before 31 October so that we can assist you with the application process. 

The University of Kentucky is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and supports family-friendly policies.

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Department of Physics
University of Kentucky
Lexington KY 40506-0055