Beyond center, Arizona State University

Position ID:ASU-Beyond center-PRA [#7720]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Tempe, Arizona 85287, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Theoretical Physics
Starting Date:2016/11/16
Appl Deadline:2016/09/25 finished (posted 2016/08/24, finished 2016/11/02)
Position Description:    

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The Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate/Assistant Research Scientist (title commensurate with experience) in theoretical high-energy physics/quantum gravity. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible appointment for two years, with possible extension for a third year, contingent upon performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. The position includes modest travel support. Anticipated start date can be as early as October 2016, but is negotiable.

The successful candidate will work with an accomplished group that includes Paul Davies, Damien Easson, Lawrence Krauss, Maulik Parikh, Tanmay Vachaspati, and Frank Wilczek in areas that include but are not limited to black holes in quantum gravity, quantum cosmology, quantum field theory in curved spacetime, and gravitational aspects of string theory.

To apply, please submit to in PDF format: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vita with a list of publications, and (3) a statement of research interests. Applicants must arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to Minimum qualifications include a PhD in physics or related fields in hand by the start of the appointment, as well as a strong record in relevant research areas. Initial review of complete applications will begin on September 15, 2016 and, if not filled, every week thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

For inquiries regarding the position, please email Maulik Parikh:

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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650 E. tyler mall #502
Tempe, AZ. 85287

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