Department of Physics and Astronomy, York University

Position ID:York University-Department of Physics and Astronomy-PDOC [#10078]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow in Theoretical Physics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: High-Energy Theory
Physics / Astrophysics (astro-ph), Astrophysics Theory, Cosmology, Dark Matter, Elementary Particle Physics, Elementary Particle Theory, HEP-Lattice (hep-lat), HEP-Phenomenology (hep-ph), High Energy Physics, Lattice QCD, Particle Astrophysics, Particle Physics, Particle/Cosmology Theory, Physics, Theoretical Astrophysics, Theoretical Particle Physics, Theoretical Physics
Starting Date:2018/09/01
Appl Deadline:2017/11/15 (posted 2017/10/06, listed until 2018/04/06)
Position Description:    

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The High Energy Physics group at York University invites applications for a postdoctoral research position in theoretical particle physics. Candidates with interests in either of the following areas are especially encouraged to apply:

Astroparticle physics and cosmology, especially dark matter physics
Lattice QCD, with applications to Standard Model and/or beyond the Standard Model physics

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in theoretical physics and a record of research excellence. The appointment is for two years, beginning fall 2018, with an extension to a third year upon mutual agreement.

Exceptional candidates will be nominated for the Banting Fellowship or York Science Fellowship. If successful, this would carry an increased stipend and travel budget. For further details on these opportunities, see:

York University is located in Toronto, Canada, in close proximity to the University of Toronto, CITA, Perimeter Institute, and several other leading research institutions. Information on research activities within Physics and Astronomy department at York can be found here:

To guarantee full consideration, candidates should apply through Academic Jobs Online by November 15, 2017. However, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (with publication list), a research statement of no more than 3 pages which outlines one of your major research achievements and your future research plans, and arrange for three referees to upload their letters through Academic Jobs Online. For further questions, contact Sean Tulin (, Randy Lewis (, or Kim Maltman (

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Further Info:
Department of Physics and Astronomy
York University
4700 Keele St.
Toronto, ON
M3J 1P3 Canada

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