Openings for Postdoctoral Candidates
We are currently seeking applications for postdoctoral positions in string theory, quantum gravity, or related areas beginning 1 September 2013. Our research effort in string theory and quantum gravity currently involves 2 faculty members, 2 postdocs, and 3 graduate students. We are part of a high-energy theoretical physics group with 7 active faculty members.
Applications will be accepted through Academic Jobs Online beginning on 1 September 2012. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and description of research interests, and have three letters of recommendation sent on their behalf. Review of applications will begin on 1 December 2012. Applications will be considered until all positions are filled. Inquiries should be directed to Prof. Alfred Shapere or Prof. Sumit Das. We prefer to receive applications through Academic Jobs Online. Alternatively, application materials may be emailed or sent by regular mail to Prof. Alfred Shapere, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0055.
Additional fellowship support may be available for women and minorities with US citizenship or permanent resident status. These fellowships have an early deadline, so please contact us directly if you wish to apply. The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer.
Openings for Graduate Students
We invite applications for Research Assistant positions in string theory, quantum gravity, or related areas beginning 1 September 2013. Candidates should have completed a BA or BS degree in Physics. Master degree holders and transfer applicants will be given full consideration. Candidates with some knowledge of Quantum Field Theory are particularly encouraged to apply.
Please apply directly to our graduate program before 1 February 2013. A limited number of application fee waivers are available. Inquiries should be directed to Prof. Alfred Shapere or Prof. Sumit Das. The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer.