The Maryland Gravitation Theory Group announces an opening for a postdoctoral position in gravitation theory, starting in the Fall of 2011. The position is for one year, with renewal for a second year expected depending on the continuation of funding and satisfactory progress.
The research areas for this position include, but are not limited to, phenomenology of general relativity and modified gravity theories, black hole thermodynamics, quantum field theory in curved spacetime, and quantum gravity.
The Maryland Gravitation Theory Group currently consists of Professors Dieter Brill, Alessandra Buonanno, Bei-Lok Hu, Ted Jacobson, and Manuel Tiglio, and is part of the Maryland Center for Fundamental Physics (MCFP), which also includes particle and nuclear theory groups. The group web page is http://www.physics.umd.edu/rgroups/grt/ ; the Center web page is http://mcfp.physics.umd.edu/. Some members of the group are also fellows of the Joint Space Science Institute: http://jsi.astro.umd.edu/.
All applicants will also automatically be considered for an MCFP postdoctoral fellowship. Applications should be submitted via Academic Jobs Online, at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/608 and should incude a CV, publication list, and statement of research experience and interests, and at least three letters of reference. Maryland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Deadline: Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Contact: Y. Kubota
More information: http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/608