Job Title: Theoretical Physics Postdoctoral Researcher – University of California, Berkeley

Date of Postdoc Position Posting: 11/02/2021

Postdoctoral Position Discipline: Physical Sciences – Physics

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Position Description

The Berkeley Center for Theoretical Physics, a joint Center of the University of California, Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, invites applications for several Postdoctoral Fellows to begin in the Fall of 2022. We encourage applications in all areas of theoretical particle physics, including string theory, quantum gravity, physics of and beyond the Standard Model, physics of the early universe, and the role of quantum information science and quantum computing in gravity and high energy physics. The fellowship will be awarded initially for 2-3 years, and may in exceptional circumstances be extended up to 5 years. Information about our research group can be obtained from the web sites https://bctp.berkeley.edu and https://www-theory.lbl.gov. In addition to a competitive salary, the position includes benefits and funds for travel. Candidates must have a PhD by the fellowship start date in an area related to particle theory. Interested applicants must send a CV, bibliography and statement of research interests and plans. Please submit application electronically to AcademicJobsOnline at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/. Please have three letters of reference available at the AcademicJobsOnline website. The deadline for applications is November 26, 2021. Please refer potential referees to UC Berkeley’s Statement of Confidentiality which can be found online at https://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must have a PhD by the fellowship start date in an area related to particle theory. Interested applicants must send a CV, bibliography and statement of research interests and plans.

Desired Qualifications

We encourage applications in all areas of theoretical particle physics, including string theory, quantum gravity, physics of and beyond the Standard Model, physics of the early universe, and the role of quantum information science and quantum computing in gravity and high energy physics.

Additional Position Details

  • Salary: $65, 000 – $72, 000
  • Opportunity for teaching: Yes
  • Opportunity for supervision/mentoring: Yes 
  • Opportunity for community outreach and engagement: Yes

How to Apply:

Submit the following items online at the AcademicJobsOnline website to complete your application:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research statement
  • Publication list
  • Three reference letters (to be submitted online by the reference writers)

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