Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara

Position ID:UCSB-Physics-POSTDOC [#9637]
Position Title: Fundamental Physics Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Santa Barbara, California 93106-9530, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline:2017/12/15 (posted 2017/08/30, listed until 2017/12/15)
Position Description:    

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The physics department at the University of California, Santa Barbara is pleased to announce the establishment of a new postdoctoral series. Our goal is to attract an outstanding researcher working on fundamental questions in theoretical physics. The position comes with generous travel and research support, as well as a competitive salary. Preference will be given to applicants working on quantum gravity and related areas.

The positions are for three years, but under exceptional circumstances, could be extended to five years.

Postdocs at UCSB benefit from an active research environment in the department, as well as the presence of the KITP that runs programs in all areas of theoretical physics.

Applicants are requested to submit a curriculum vita, publication list, statement of research interests, and three letters of reference. The deadline for applications is November 1, 2017. Late applications may be considered at the discretion of the selection committee.

This position is made possible by a generous donation by a Japanese businessman who wishes to remain anonymous.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics
Kohn Hall
UCSB
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4030

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