Assistant Research Faculty in M-String/Brane Theory at CASPER, Baylor University

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Location:  Waco, TX, USA

This position will support joint research projects within two of CASPER’s research groups, the Early Universe, Cosmology and Strings Group (EUCOS) and the Gravity, Cosmology and Astroparticle Group (GCAP). As such, the successful applicant will work primarily with four CASPER Professors. This position is a research position, and carries no teaching responsibilities.

The successful candidate should hold the Ph.D. and exhibit an exemplary research record in any aspect of Brane/String/M-theory cosmology or a related area. Research faculty and postdocs at all levels, along with recent Ph.D. graduates, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications will be reviewed beginning May 1, 2012, and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by July 1, 2012.

The following materials must be submitted for consideration as a complete application: 1) a list of refereed papers published and submitted, 2) a brief essay describing your research interests and a proposal for a research program to be carried out during your time at Baylor, and 3) current curriculum vitae, with names and contact information for three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation.