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MCFP Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Maryland Center for Fundamental Physics (MCFP) is soliciting applications for a MCFP Postdoctoral Fellowship. The MCFP supports theoretical work in particle physics, nuclear physics, cosmology, gravity and related fields at the University of Maryland. The Center is quite vibrant and includes 14 faculty members.

MCFP Postdoctoral Fellowships may be awarded to exceptional theorists in any of the research areas supported by the Center. MCFP Fellows receive an annual salary of $60K with an additional $5K per annum in research support; appointments are for three years. The Center intends to appoint one or more MCFP Fellows with terms beginning in the Fall 2010. For best consideration, applications should be complete by December 1, 2009. Apart from the MCFP Fellowships, applicants will also be considered for standard postdoctoral positions in the Center’s various research groups.

Applications should be sent electronically and include a CV a publications list and a research statement; the applicant should arrange for three letter of reference letters to be sent. All of these should be addressed to by e-mail to MCFP_Fellowship AT umd.edu

The University of Maryland is an EEEO/affirmative action employer.

More detail about the Maryland Center for Fundamental Physics can be found at http://mcfp.physics.umd.edu/