PhD Position in Causal Set theory, Dublin, Ireland

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Deadline:  2023-09-15

Location:  Dublin, Ireland

Applications are invited for a four-year PhD Scholarship at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), starting January 2024, as part of the SFI-IRC Pathway project “Hawking Radiation and Black Hole Entropy in Causal Set Theory” led by Dr. Yasaman K. Yazdi.

The successful applicant will be supervised by Dr. Yasaman K. Yazdi and co-supervised by Prof. Denjoe O’Connor and carry out research within the causal set theory approach to quantum gravity.

Interested candidates are requested to submit an application including a cover letter, CV, transcript of grades, statement of research interests and relevant experience as a single PDF document by September 15, 2023. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted by the application deadline.

For full consideration, application materials must be received by September 15. Applications will continue to be accepted after this until the position is filled.

Applicants must have a Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant area by the start date of this position. Knowledge of general relativity, quantum field theory, quantum field theory in curved spacetime, computational physics and coding experience, would be assets.

The scholarship award consists of a stipend of EUR 19000 annually, a budget for travel, laptop and other research materials, as well as an annual contribution towards fees.

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