Ecole Polytechnique, Center for Theoretical Physics

Position ID:Ecole Polytechnique-Center for Theoretical Physics-PDHHQM [#19953]
Position Title: Postdoctoral positions "Hydrodynamics, Holography and strongly-coupled Quantum Matter"
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Palaiseau, Ile-de-France 91120, France [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Hard Condensed Matter Theory, Condensed Matter Theory, hep-th, HEP-Theory (hep-th), Physics, Quantum Field Theory, String Theory, String Theory/Quantum Gravity/Field Theory, Superconductivity, theoretical condensed matter physics, Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline:2021/11/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/10/07, listed until 2022/01/31)
Position Description:    

The Center for Theoretical Physics at Ecole Polytechnique (Palaiseau, France) invites applications for up to two postdoctoral positions starting in Fall 2022, in the research group of Dr. Blaise Goutéraux funded by the ERC Starting Grant 2018-2023 'Hydrodynamics, holography and strongly-coupled quantum matter'.

We are looking for applicants with a PhD in theoretical physics and expertise in effective theories, hydrodynamics, AdS/CFT, strongly-correlated Condensed Matter systems and their intersection. Current members of the group are Blaise Goutéraux, Filippo Sottovia (PhD student), Vaios Ziogas (postdoctoral researcher). Two more postdoctoral researchers, Daniel Brattan and Ashish Shukla will join the group by early 2022.

Other members of CPHT with research interests overlapping with the group include Silke Biermann, Guillaume Bossard, Michel Ferrero, Karyn Le Hur, Marios Petropoulos, Andrea Puhm, Laurent Sanchez-Palencia and Balt Van Rees amongst others. The CPHT Condensed Matter and String Theory groups comprise several postdoctoral fellows and PhD students. Further information about the institute can be found following the link at the bottom. The Paris area is home to many other theoretical institutes at the forefront of research in theoretical High Energy and Condensed Matter physics.

Appointments will be for two years, with possible extension for another year contingent on satisfactory performance and availability of funding. We offer competitive salaries, as well as generous travel allowance.

For full consideration, the application deadline is Nov 30, 2021, although later applications may be considered if the positions have not yet been filled. All applications should be made online through Academic Jobs Online.

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Ecole Polytechnique
91128 Palaiseau cedex

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