Contact:  peopleandculture[AT]perimeterinstitute.caLocation:  Waterloo, Ontario Canada
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics invites applications for postdoctoral positions, including named fellowships, from new and recent PhDs working in fundamental theoretical physics.
Our areas of research include
– particle physics
– quantum condensed matter
– classical gravity
– mathematical physics
– quantum fields and strings
– quantum foundations
– quantum information
– quantum gravity
as well as connections and overlaps between these areas. Most postdoctoral positions are offered for a period of three years. You may also be eligible for a named 4 year postdoctoral fellowship including: the Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat, Stephen Hawking and Chien-Shiung Wu fellowships. Senior 5 year fellowships are also available. Fellowships may in addition be offered jointly between Perimeter and partner institutes and universities.
Perimeter Institute offers a dynamic, multi-disciplinary environment with maximum research freedom and opportunity to collaborate within and across fields. We welcome applications from highly creative and intellectually adventurous theorists. Perimeter offers you
– comprehensive support including a generous research and travel fund,
– opportunities to invite visiting collaborators,
– help and support for organizing workshops and conferences.
– a mentoring system that provides you with feedback and support to flourish as an independent researcher.
As a postdoctoral researcher at PI you will be a welcome participant in a thriving research international community which includes 45 full-time and associate faculty members, 51 Distinguished Visiting Research Chairs, 58 Postdoctoral Researchers, 54 Graduate Students, and 35 master’s-level students participating in Perimeter Scholars International. Perimeter also welcomes around a thousand visitors and conference participants throughout the academic year. We are committed to building an inclusive community that promotes excellence.
The due date for applications is November 1 2018; however, we will accept applications until all positions are filled. See link for details.