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Postdoctoral position at Beijing Normal University in Quantum Gravity and Quantum Cosmology

The Center for Relativity and Gravitation at Beijing Normal Univerisity has one post-doctoral position opening from fall 2012 in the areas of quantum gravity and quantum cosmology. Successful candidate will work with Yongge Ma. The appointment will be for two years.

The gravity group consists of Sijie Gao, Wenbiao Liu, Yongge Ma, Bin Zhou and Jianyang Zhu. In addition, the retired professors Canbin Liang and Zheng Zhao join the academic activities frequently, and professors Abhay Ashtekar, Jerzy Lewandowski, Carlo Rovelli and Thomas Thiemann hold visiting professorships at the Institute. The areas of research in the group concern loop quantum gravity, black hole physics, general relativity, de Sitter spacetime, higher dimensional gravity and cosmology. For further information on the group, see the webpage: http://physics.bnu.edu.cn/application/research/gravity/

Interested candidates should send a CV, a publication list and a statement of research proposal and arrange to have two recommendation letters (one from the PhD advisor of the applicant) sent directly to:

Prof. Yongge Ma
Department of Physics
Beijing Normal Univeristy
Beijing 100875
CHINA

E-mail applications are also accepted. They should be sent to: mayg[AT]bnu.edu.cn, yonggema[AT]yahoo.com

The deadline for receipt of all application material is March 1st, 2012.