Imperial College London, Theoretical Physics

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Position ID:Imperial-Theoretical Physics-PDRASTRINGQFT2024 [#26832, NAT01612]
Position Title: Postdoctoral position in Theoretical Physics/String and QFT
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:London, London, City of SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / HEP-Theory (hep-th)
Appl Deadline:2024/01/21 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/12/10, listed until 2024/06/10)
Position Description:    

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Research Associate

Theoretical Physics, Department of Physics, Imperial College London


Applications are invited for a Research Associate to join the Theoretical Physics Section within the Physics of Universe Community in Department of Physics at Imperial College London. We undertake world-leading research in key areas of theoretical physics including string theory, quantum field theory, cosmology, quantum foundations and gravity and comprises of Dr Shai Chester, Prof Carlo Contaldi, Prof Claudia de Rham, Prof Fay Dowker, Prof Mike Duff, Dr Tim Evans, Prof Jerome Gauntlett, Prof Jonathan Halliwell, Prof Amihay Hanany, Prof Chris Hull, Prof Joao Magueijo, Prof Arttu Rajantie, Prof Kelly Stelle, Prof Andrew Tolley, Prof Arkady Tseytlin, Prof Daniel Waldram and Prof Toby Wiseman. 


The position is aimed at candidates working in String Theory and Quantum Field Theory, broadly interpreted. You should hold a PhD (or equivalent) in Theoretical Physics or a closely related discipline, either awarded or anticipated, or an equivalent level of professional qualifications and experience. You must also be able to demonstrate all the following essential criteria:

  • Outstanding research experience in string theory, quantum field theory, gauge-gravity duality, black holes, and/or related topics.
  • Experience in giving talks at internationally recognised conferences and workshops
  • Experience in carrying out research of high quality, independently and in a team, with evidence provided by by a portfolio of high-quality research publications.

This is a fixed-term position for up to 24 months available from 1st October 2024 with a possibility of extension, subject to funding.

More information about the Department of Physics and Theoretical Physics at Imperial and the staff benefits that we offer can be found on our webpages.

Should you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Ms Graziela de Nadai, Section Administrator, 

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Theoretical Physics
Blackett Laboratory
Imperial College London
London SW7 2AZ, UK