Postdoctoral Fellow Position at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada

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Deadline:  2021-11-08

Location:  Waterloo, Canada

Each year 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: Cosmology, Mathematical physics, Particle physics, Quantum fields and strings, Quantum foundations, Quantum information, Quantum gravity, Quantum matter, Strong gravity

Importantly, research at Perimeter focuses on the intersections of those research areas. Most postdoctoral positions are offered for a period of three years. You may be eligible to hold a named four year postdoctoral fellowship. Senior five-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:

  • 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 Perimeter Institute, you will be part of a thriving international research community which includes 26 Research Faculty, 22 Research Associate Faculty, 41 Distinguished Visiting Research Chairs, 61 Visiting Fellows, 50 Postdoctoral Researchers, 8 Teaching Faculty and academic staff, and 11 associate postdoctoral researchers. The Institute is host to 65 graduate students and 24 master’s-level students participating in Perimeter Scholars International, as well as undergraduate students, interns, and research associates. Perimeter also welcomes approximately 800 visiting researchers and conference participants from around the world each year. We are committed to building an inclusive community that promotes excellence.

Recruitment for the 2023-24 academic year has begun. To submit your application, please apply online.

Compensation ($USD):

  • Annual Salary: $55,000 to $60,000
  • Stipend: $5,900
  • Perimeter Institute offers comprehensive extended health care (i.e. medical, dental, etc.) for primary resident and eligible dependents residing in Ontario.