Stony Brook University, C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics

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Position ID:SBU-C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics-RAPROF22 [#20821]
Position Title: Research Assistant Professor Positions
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Stony Brook, New York 11794, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Theoretical Physics, HEP-Phenomenology (hep-ph), HEP-Theory (hep-th), GR-Cosmology (gr-qc), Astrophysics (astro-ph), Theoretical Particle Physics, Quantum Information Science, Particle Astrophysics, Statistical Mechanics, Elementary Particle Theory, String Theory, Particle Physics, Cosmology, Particle/Cosmology Theory, Astrophysics Theory, Physics - Mathematical Physics, High Energy Physics, particle phenomenology and astroparticle physics, Elementary Particle Physics
Appl Deadline:2021/12/20 11:59PMhelp popup
Position Description:    

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The C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics (YITP, ) at Stony Brook University anticipates filling one or more Research Assistant Professor appointments in theoretical physics, with anticipated appointment date of September 1, 2022. These are three-year non-tenure track appointments offering an annual salary of $81,000.

Research fields currently represented at the YITP include, but are not limited to, quantum field theory, string theory, particle theory, cosmology, condensed matter, statistical mechanics, and quantum information theory. The Institute has a tradition of collaboration with the Departments of Physics and Astronomy and of Mathematics and the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook and with Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Required Qualifications:
Completion of all requirements for a doctoral degree or foreign equivalent in theoretical physics or closely related field, with an established record of outstanding independent research.

Brief Description of Duties:
The Research Assistant Professor will conduct research in the field of the researcher’s choice in theoretical physics. The researcher may collaborate with senior and junior members of the C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, as well as members of other research institutes, and may travel for research purposes.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names, institutions and email addresses of three references who will submit their letters electronically at:

For full consideration, applications should be received by December 20 2021. Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

Application Materials Required:
Upload the following items online at this website to complete application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Statement
  • Names, institutions and email addresses of three references
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Research Assistant Professor Positions
C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, N.Y. 11794-3840
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