Physics/CMNS, University of Maryland

Position ID:Maryland-Physics/CMNS-GRTPD [#8541]
Position Title: Post-doctoral position in gravitation related theory
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:College Park, Maryland 20742, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / HEP-Theory (hep-th), GR-Cosmology (gr-qc), Astrophysics (astro-ph), Gravitational Physics, Plasma Physics
Appl Deadline:2016/12/11 (posted 2016/11/09)
Position Description:    

Opening for a postdoctoral research associate position starting in the Fall of 2017, under supervision of Prof. Ted Jacobson. The position is for one year, with renewal for a second year expected, depending on the continuation of funding and satisfactory progress.

A broad range of potential research areas for this position will be considered, including (but not limited to) quantum gravity and black holes, horizon entropy and entanglement, laboratory analogs of QFT in curved spacetime, astrophysical plasma physics, and axion electrodynamics.

The research associate will be part of the Maryland Center for Fundamental Physics (MCFP, and, depending on interests, the Joint Space Science Institute (JSI,, which includes members from UMD physics, astronomy, and NASA/Goddard.

Applications should be submitted via Academic Jobs Online, at Candidates should include a CV, publication list, and statement of research experience, plans, and interests, and arrange for at least three letters of reference to be submitted as well. Maryland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Deadline for full consideration: Wednesday, December 11, 2016. Contact: Ted Jacobson Email:

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Dept. of Physics
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

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