Science Institute, University of Iceland

2360 7202
Position ID:University of Iceland-Science Institute-PHD [#7202]
Position Title: PhD position
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Reykjavík, Reykjavík 107, Iceland [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematical Physics
Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline:2016/05/06 finished (posted 2016/04/06, finished 2016/10/16)
Position Description:    

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PhD in Theoretical Physics

University of Iceland

Applications are invited for a PhD position in theoretical high-energy physics at the University of Iceland with a starting date in Fall 2016. The position is funded by a grant from the Icelandic Research Fund. 

The successful candidate will work in the area of quantum field theory and string theory with emphasis on gauge theory/gravity duality and holographic models for strongly coupled field theories. A master degree, or equivalent, in theoretical physics is required. 

The application deadline is May 6, however applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Applications should be submitted electronically to

and should include a CV, transcripts from undergraduate and master studies, a short description of research interests, and names and e-mail addresses of two referees, who have agreed to provide recommendation letters.

For further information please contact:

Ass. Prof. Valentina Giangreco Puletti (e-mail: vgmp[at] or Prof. Lárus Thorlacius (e-mail: lth[at]

Faculty of Physical Sciences

University of Iceland

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
University of Iceland, Science Institute
Dunhaga 3, 107 Reykjavík

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