Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago

Position ID:UofC-Enrico Fermi Institute-FELLOW16 [#8284]
Position Title: Fermi/McCormick Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type:Fellowship or award
Position Location:Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / HEP-Phenomenology (hep-ph), Theoretical Physics, HEP-Experiment (hep-ex), GR-Cosmology (gr-qc), Astrophysics (astro-ph), Particle Astrophysics, Elementary Particle Theory, Particle Physics, Astrophysics Experiment, Astrophysics Theory
Starting Date:2017/09/01
Appl Deadline:2016/11/14 finished (posted 2016/10/13, updated 2016/10/12, listed until 2017/01/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Enrico Fermi and Robert R. McCormick postdoctoral research fellowships are intended to attract outstanding early-career scientists to the University of Chicago. We expect to award at least one fellowship this year to a candidate from a pool of international applicants.

The initial appointment is for one year, renewable annually, for up to three years. The appointment carries a salary of $60,000 per annum with an additional allocation of up to $3,000 for independent research support. Appointees are given the freedom of either working independently or associating with EFI faculty in a research area of common interest. Appointment would be at the University internal rank of Postdoctoral Scholar. Please note that the position of Postdoctoral Scholar is open only to those individuals who are less than seven years beyond attainment of the Ph.D. degree. Priority will be given to those who received their Ph.D. in 2013 or later. There are no teaching responsibilities with this position.

The Enrico Fermi Institute is an interdisciplinary research unit within the Division of Physical Sciences of the University of Chicago. The Institute's activities include the following: string theory and theoretical high-energy physics, experimental high-energy physics, theoretical astrophysics and cosmology, experimental astrophysics and space physics, infrared and optical astronomy, cosmic microwave background observations, general relativity, and cosmochemistry.

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