PhD position in gravitational physics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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Deadline:  2023-11-20

Location:  Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Applications are invited for a PhD position in gravitational physics, including but not limited to black holes, quantum gravity, cosmology, and gravitational waves in the Department of Physics at the University of Alberta, to start in Fall 2024. The successful candidate will work under the joint supervision of Professors Don Page and Saeed Rastgoo.

This is a position for a graduate student working towards a PhD degree. Applicants with a bachelor’s or a master’s degree are welcome to apply.

Interested applicants should upload their CV, unofficial transcripts, and cover letter, using the following link:

Please also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent directly by the referees to srastgoo[AT] .

The deadline for receiving application material is November 20, 2023.

After the above deadline, shortlisted applicants may be invited for an online interview. The selected applicant then must apply for official admission to the University of Alberta through the University-wide channel mentioned in the link below to receive a formal acceptance offer:

The official University of Alberta University-wide application deadline is December 6, 2023.

The University of Alberta has a strong gravitational physics group consisting of professors Don Page, Valeri Frolov, Saeed Rastgoo, Dmitri Pogosian, and several graduate students. We are also a member of LISA consortium and LISA Canada, COSMIC EXPLORER collaboration, and International Society for Quantum Gravity. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in both theory and phenomenology of gravitational theory, and acquire expertise in analytical as well as numerical methods, and become involved in Canadian and international collaborations.

The University of Alberta welcomes applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Metis, and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.