Contact: Valerio Faraoni (vfaraoni[AT]ubishops.ca)
Location: Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
1-yr postdoctoral position in theoretical gravitational physics at Bishop’s University
Applications are invited for a 1-year postdoctoral position in theoretical gravitational physics at Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, Canada (http://www.ubishops.ca) commencing in the fall of 2012. The successful candidate will work with Prof. Valerio Faraoni in the areas of theoretical cosmology and/or alternative theories of gravity (especially scalar-tensor and f(R) gravity).
A PhD in Physics or a related area at the time the appointment begins is required. According to Quebec regulations, the applicant must have received a PhD less than five years from the beginning of the appointment (which can be extended to ten years under exceptional circumstances). Applicants should submit electronically an updated CV, list of publications, statement of research interests (preferably in a single pdf file using the subject “gravitational theory postdoc”), and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to vfaraoni[AT]ubishops.ca
Review of applications will begin on April 5, 2012. For more information contact the same email address or
Physics Department, Bishop’s University
2600 College Street, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1M 1Z7
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