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Position: Research Associate in Theoretical Physics
Institution: University of Cambridge
Department: Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Duties: Candidates should be qualified to undertake research in strongly interacting quantum theory. Possible avenues for research include topological phases of matter, supersymmetric gauge theories, holography and string theory. Duties would include developing and conducting individual and collaborative research projects. The role holders will be expected to plan and manage their own research and administration, with guidance if required
Requirements: The successful candidate will have completed (or nearly completed) a PhD in Theoretical Physics or a closely related area prior to their appointment, and will have demonstrated a capacity to produce world-class research
   
Text: Research Associate in Theoretical Physics (Fixed Term) We invite applications for a postdoctoral Research Associate in Theoretical Physics, funded by Professor David Tong's Simons Investigator Award. The successful appointee would be expected to start on 1 October 2019 for three years. Candidates should be qualified to undertake research in strongly interacting quantum theory. Possible avenues for research include topological phases of matter, supersymmetric gauge theories, holography and string theory. Other members of the group with interest in this area include Nick Dorey, Harvey Reall, Jorge Santos and David Skinner. The successful candidate will have completed (or nearly completed) a PhD in Theoretical Physics or a closely related area prior to their appointment, and will have demonstrated a capacity to produce world-class research. Duties would include developing and conducting individual and collaborative research projects. The role holders will be expected to plan and manage their own research and administration, with guidance if required. They must be able to communicate material of a technical nature and be able to build internal and external contacts. They may be asked to assist in the supervision of student projects, the development of student research skills, provide instruction or plan/deliver seminars relating their research area. Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance. To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form. Please indicate the contact details of three academic referees on the online application form and upload a full curriculum vitae, list of publications, and a research statement (one page only). Please ensure that at least one of your referees is contactable at any time during the selection process, and is made aware that they will be contacted by the Mathematics HR Office Administrator to request that they upload a reference for you to our Web Recruitment System; and please encourage them to do so promptly. Informal inquiries can be made by contacting LE16966@maths.cam.ac.uk . Please quote reference LE16966 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy. The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The Department would particularly welcome applications from women, since women are, and have historically been, underrepresented on our research staff. The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK. Apply online Department/Location Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics Salary £32,236-£39,609 Reference LE16966 Category Research Published 8 October 2018 Closing date 7 December 2018
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