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

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Deadline:  2016-04-30

Location:  Beijing, China

The Center for Relativity and Gravitation at Beijing Normal Univerisity has one post-doctoral position openning from September 2016 in the areas of quantum gravity and quantum cosmology.

The appointment will be for two years. The salary is CNY 100,000 per year. A research starting grant of CNY 40,000 will be offerred, and the postdoc fellowship will also get the chance to further apply for the China Postdoctoral Sciense Foundation.

The gravity group consists of Sijie Gao, Wenbiao Liu, Hong Lu, Yongge Ma, Hongbao Zhang, Bin Zhou and Jianyang Zhu. In addition, the retired professors Canbin Liang and Zheng Zhao join the academic activities frequently, and 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, supergravity, AdS/CFT etc.. For further information on the group, see the webpage:

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 by:

mayg[AT], yonggema[AT]

The deadline for receipt of all application material is April 30, 2016.