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Deadline: 2018-11-01
Location: Waterloo, Ontario Canada

Perimeter Institute Postdoctoral Program 2018, Waterloo, 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
– cosmology
– 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.