Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Personnel Office

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Position ID:ITPCAS-Personnel Office-POSTDOC [#23672]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow Positions in 2023 at ITP-CAS
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Beijing, Beijing 100190, China [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Condensed Matter Physics / Quantum Information, Soft Condensed Matter Physics, Theoretical Condensed Matter
Theoretical Physics / Quantum information/quantum matter, Statistical physics, String theory, Theoretical particle physics
Cosmology/Particle Astrophysics
High Energy Physics / Theoretical Particle Physics
Appl Deadline:2022/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/11/09, listed until 2023/05/09)
Position Description:    

The Institute of Theoretical Physics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS) (http://english.itp.cas.cn) is calling for application for a few postdoctoral fellow positions in 2023. Research areas include but not limited to: 1) Theoretical particle physics and nuclear physics, 2) Quantum field theory and superstring theory, 3) Gravitational theory, astrophysics and cosmology, 4) Statistical physics, theoretical biophysics and bioinformatics, 5) Condensed matter theory, 6) Quantum physics, quantum information and interaction between light and matter, 7) New areas of theoretical physics or related interdisciplinary fields. For more information of the faculty members, please search the website: http://english.itp.cas.cn/people/faculty/.

The applicant must have obtained a Ph.D. degree in theoretical physics or other related fields and should be under 35 years old. The deadline is December 31, 2022.

I. QFT and String Theory Group Recruit Information (Mathematics and Physics of Scattering Amplitudes)

The Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS, Beijing) invites applications to fill 1-2 postdoctoral position working on QFT, String Theory and related topics. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in the area of scattering amplitudes. The initial appointment for the positions is for two years (starting no later than October 1st, 2023), with the possibility of a third-year extension. Candidates with a Ph.D. in high energy theory are encouraged to apply by sending CV, research statement, and at least two letters of recommendation to songhe@itp.ac.cn. Review of applications will begin on January 1st, 2023, however the positions will remain open until filled.

Contact: Song He (songhe@itp.ac.cn)

II. QFT and String Theory Group Recruit Information

We invite applications for a (2+1 years) postdoc position (starting in the autumn of 2023) in directions of quantum gravity, black hole physics and holography at the Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Science (ITP-CAS) in Beijing, in the group of Jie-Wiang Wu. Preference will be given to applications with expertise in the areas of black hole thermodynamics, AdS/CFT, holographic entanglement entropy, black hole information problem. To apply this position, please send a CV, a publication list, a research statement and at least two recommendation letters to jieqiangwu@itp.ac.cn. Review of the applications will start on January 1st, 2023. However, the position will remain open until filled.

Contact: Jie-Qiang Wu (jieqiangwu@itp.ac.cn)

III. String theory/QFT/Mathematical Physics Group

We invite applications for a (2+1 years) postdoctoral position in String theory/QFT/Mathematical Physics at the Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS) in Beijing, in the group of Wei Li. To apply, please upload a cover letter, a CV, a publication list, and a research statement to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/23464. Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted there. Review of the applications will start on December 15th, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Contact: Wei Li (weili@itp.ac.cn.)

IV. HEP-PH Group Recruitment Information

The Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS) invites applicants for a postdoctoral position on hep-ph, starting on September 2023 or earlier. The appointment is initially for two years with possibility to extend to the third year. The candidates are expected to have experiences on one or more following research directions: effective field theories, scattering amplitudes, chiral perturbation theory, low energy probe of new physics, Higgs physics, neutrino physics, dark matter and light particles, and particle cosmology. The applicants should submit the following documents: 1. Curriculum vitae, including a list of publications 2. Statement of research interests, 3. Three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will start on January 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. For further information, please contact Prof. Jiang-Hao Yu (jhyu@itp.ac.cn). All the required materials including CV (publication list), research statement, and at least three letters of recommendation should be sent to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/23814

Contact: Jiang-Hao Yu (jhyu@itp.ac.cn)

V. Gravity and Cosmology Group Recruitment Information

We are searching for some postdoctoral candidates in the area of gravitation and cosmology. People who have some backgrounds in gravitational waves, black hole physics and numerical relativity are more than welcome. Current faculty members in the Gravity and Cosmology group of ITP-CAS include Rong-Gen Cai, Zong-Kuan Guo, Qing-Guo Huang, Li Li and Shi Pi.

The institute locates in Zhongguancun Subdistrict of Beijing, with a comfortable living environment and convenient traffic conditions. The Institute is surrounded by many other universities and institute, including Peking University, Tsinghua University, the University of CAS, and the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Science.

The position is guaranteed for at least two years (with possibility to extend to three years based on the performance). The applicant should submit their CV, Research Statement, and List of Publications to Ms. Ni (niqr@itp.ac.cn). Three reference letters should be arranged and sent to Ms. Ni (niqr@itp.ac.cn) too. We encourage the applicant to tell us her/his preferred host researcher(s) she/he would like to work with in the application letter.

Review of applications will begin after the New Year and the offer will be given no later than February 28th 2023. The starting time is negotiable, but in principle it cannot be later than December 31st 2023. Any questions regarding this position should be addressed to Shi Pi (shi.pi@itp.ac.cn) with the email subject “[PD_GCH]”.

VI. Soft Matter and Statistical Physics Group Recruit Information

Research Direction 1) Molecular simulations and theoretical studies of amorphous solids. 2) Machine learning soft matter. The aim is to study the predictability of plasticity/yielding in soft materials using machine learning techniques. For details of recent research progress of the group, please visit the website http://home.itp.ac.cn/~yuliangjin

Qualifications

1) Ph. D. in physics or related field. 2) Research background in soft matter and/or statistical physics. 3) Prior experience in molecular dynamics simulations and/or machine learning is preferred. All the required materials including CV, research statement, publication list, and at least two letters of recommendation should be sent to yuliangjin@itp.ac.cn.

Contact: Yu-Liang Jin (yuliangjin@itp.ac.cn)

VII. Condensed Matter Physics Group Recruitment Information

The Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS, Beijing), invites applications to fill one postdoc position in the area of Condensed Matter Theory. The initial appointment is for two years and the starting date is January 1st, 2023, or as soon as possible after that. The research directions include the exploration of new mechanisms for stabilizing magnetic skyrmions and topological superconductivity.

Qualifications

1) Expertise in analytical methods used in theoretical condensed matter physics or similar. 2) Priority will be given to applicants with previous experience in at least one of the following fields: magnetism, superconductivity, graphene. 3) Proficiency in spoken and written English. All the required materials including CV, statement of research interests and achievements, publication list, and two-three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to kotetes@itp.ac.cn. Review of applications will begin on December 1st, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

Contact: Panagiotis Kotetes (kotetes@mail.itp.ac.cn)


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