It from Qubit Simons Collaboration, Stanford University

Fellowship ID:Stanford-It from Qubit Simons Collaboration-PDIFQ17 [#8322]
Fellowship Title: It from Qubit Fellowships
Fellowship Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Various locations, ukwn
Subject Areas: Physics / Theoretical Physics, HEP-Theory (hep-th), Quantum Information Science, String Theory
quantum gravity/quantum cosmology
Appl Deadline:2016/11/15 (posted 2016/10/17, listed until 2017/03/01)
Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this fellowship has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

It from Qubit, the Simons Collaboration on Quantum Fields, Gravity, and Information, anticipates appointing up to 5 postdoctoral fellows across the following locations:

Other members of the collaboration include:

The goals of the collaboration are to bring together leading researchers in fundamental physics and quantum information theory and to build a new scientific community to investigate such issues as the emergence of spacetime, the quantum mechanics of black holes, and the information-theoretic structure of field theories. Candidates already working at the quantum information/fundamental physics interface are encouraged to apply, as are candidates wishing to expand or transition their research into this subfield from related areas. Fellows will be expected to participate in Collaboration meetings and to travel one month per year to other It from Qubit sites. Fellows will also have the opportunity to pursue their own research programs in related areas. Fellows will benefit from the strong activities in high-energy theory, gravitational theory, condensed-matter theory, and quantum computing found at collaborating institutions. More information about the Collaboration and its research goals can be found in this overview.

Applications should consist of a CV, list of publications, summary of research interests, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants must have received the Ph.D. degree prior to beginning the appointment. The cover letter should explain how the Fellow will contribute to the goals of the Collaboration as stated above. Fellows will have a single principal mentor and institution, but extended visits to other It from Qubit sites will be encouraged and supported. Applicants are welcome to indicate their preferred It From Qubit site(s). For full consideration, applications should be received by November 15, 2016.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
Further Info:
https://www.simonsfoundation.org/mathematics-and-physical-science/it-from-qubit-simons-collaboration-on-quantum-fields-gravity-and-information
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