Two postdoctoral positions in Quantum Gravity Theories at Fudan University

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Deadline:  2012-12-31

Location:  Shanghai, China

The newly established “Classical and Quantum Gravity Group” (spacetime structure from small to large scales) at Fudan University (Shanghai, China) has several postdoctoral positions to fill as soon as possible. The group right now consists of two Faculty members, one postdoc and two students.

We are looking for candidates with interest/experience in Quantum Gravity Theories. Priority will be given to expertise in: perturbative and non-perturbative quantum gravity, asymptotically safe quantum gravity, quantum field theory, but also candidates in extended/modified theories of gravity, Lorentz violating theories, string theory, supergravity, ADS/CFT correspondence, background independent quantum gravity, cosmology, classical and quantum black Holes will be considered as well.

Preference may be given to candidates with no more than 2-3 years of postdoctoral experience. ABD (All But Dissertation) candidates are also encouraged to apply. The positions will start as soon as possible. The initial appointment is for 2 years, with the possibility of an extension for 1 year. Salary and benefits are negotiable.

Interested candidates should send their CV, including contact details of 2-3 referees, and expected starting date, short statement of research interests and/or experience, and publication list by December 31 to lmodesto[AT] Please arrange also 2-3 recommendation letters to be sent separately to the same email address.

If electronic submission is not possible, application materials may be sent via regular mail to:

Prof. Leonardo Modesto
Physics Department, Fudan University
220 Handan Road, Shanghai
200433, China
Tel: +86 18721714036 (Mobile)

Inquires can be sent to lmodesto[AT]

Review of applications will start immediately and shortlisted candidates will be contacted as soon as possible. The DEADLINE is December 31.

Further details:

FUDAN. Fudan University is located in Shanghai, one of the major cities in China, and it is one of the most selective and prestigious universities in China. THEORY CENTER: The “Classical and Quantum Gravity” group joins the effort of founding a new theoretical physics center at Fudan, led by Prof. Yong-Shi Wu, who holds a joint position as University Distinguished Professor at University of Utah in the U.S. and as a Specially Appointed Professor of Physics at Fudan.

SALARY. The salary is negotiable and depends on the qualification of the candidate and it can be up to 150,000 CNY/year.
Housing. Fudan can provide apartments of 50-80 square meters inside the campus at very convenient rental rates (about 300 CNY/month, roughly 40 EUR/month).