Department of Physics and Astronomy, Uppsala University

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Position ID:Uppsala University-Department of Physics and Astronomy-PD4 [#12709]
Position Title: Post-doc
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Uppsala, Uppsala Lan 75120, Sweden [map]
Subject Area: Theoretical Physics / String theory
Appl Deadline:2018/12/02 (posted 2018/11/08, listed until 2019/05/08)
Position Description:    

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Four or more postdoctoral positions in theoretical physics at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Uppsala University, starting 2019/09/01, or later as agreed upon.

If the applicant is within three years of their PhD they are required to also submit an application to the Uppsala University website at:

The postdoctoral positions are part of several projects and grants funded by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, the European Research Council, the Swedish Research Council and the Ragnar Söderberg Foundation. Applicants are expected to conduct research in theoretical physics related to quantum field theory and string theory. Research areas of particular interest include (but are not restricted to): supersymmetry, gauge/gravity duality, integrability, conformal field theory, scattering amplitudes, gravitational waves, cosmology, and string phenomenology.

Prerequisites: The holder of a postdoctoral researcher position must have a PhD degree in theoretical physics or equivalent.

The application should contain a cover letter mentioning their research area, a CV, a brief research statement, and a publication list. The applicant should arrange to have two or more letters of recommendation made available on AcademicJobsOnline (they may also be sent to Contact information for the letter writers should be included in the application. Personal circumstances that may be of relevance in the evaluation, for example periods of parental leave, should be mentioned in the CV.

Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds. Uppsala University is striving to achieve a more even gender balance and women are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Uppsala University
Box 516
SE-751 20 Uppsala

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