Rice University, Cosmology & High Energy Astrophysics

Position ID:RiceU-Physics-PD [#12508]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Houston, Texas 77004, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Astroparticle Physics, Cosmology, Elementary Particle Theory, Particle Astrophysics
Appl Deadline:2018/12/01help popup finished (2018/10/23, finished 2019/05/06)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rice University expects to hire a postdoctoral research associate starting in August 2019. Researchers with interests in theoretical particle physics, cosmology, and particle-astrophysics are encouraged to apply.

The theory group’s interests and expertise include physics of the Higgs boson, baryogenesis/leptogenesis, cosmological phase transitions, primordial magnetic fields, dark matter, inflation & reheating, neutrinos, high-energy astrophysics, compact astrophysics objects, and gravitational waves. The candidate is invited to collaborate with the group as well as engage in independent research. The Physics and Astronomy Department also hosts experimental collaborations involved in dark matter direct detection, high-energy collider physics, and heavy ion physics.

Further information about the department and research interests of the faculty can be found at





The position is initially for two years, with the third year contingent on performance and funding. A PhD in physics is required.

Interested researchers may submit an application at Academic Jobs Online. The application should include a curriculum vitae, list of publications, brief description of research interests (2-3 pages), and at least three letters of reference.

Applications received by Dec 1, 2018 will receive full consideration.

Please contact Prof. Andrew Long at andrewjlong@rice.edu if you have any questions.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
6100 Main St
Houston, TX 77004

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