Department of Physics, Engineering Physics, and Astronomy, Queen's University

Position ID:Queen's University-Department of Physics, Engineering Physics, and Astronomy-POSTDOC [#9549]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Kingston, Ontario, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: Theoretical Physics / Astrophysics, Cosmology, Particle physics (theoretical and experimental)
Appl Deadline:2017/12/01 (posted 2017/08/17, listed until 2018/02/17)
Position Description:    

Queen’s University and the Canadian Astrophysics Particle Research Centre (CPARC) will have several postdoctoral fellowships available in astroparticle theory, particle phenomenology, cosmology, and high energy theory beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicants will be selected based on their ability to conduct independent theory research and their potential to collaborate with the world-class astroparticle experimentalists and astrophysicists at Queen’s University. 

Postdoctoral fellows will join the new Astroparticle and High Energy Theory group at Queen’s University, alongside Joseph Bramante, Stéphane Courteau, Kristine Spekkens, Aaron Vincent, Lawrence Widrow, and any additional theory faculty hired before the Fall of 2018. All candidates will be considered for a joint affiliation with Perimeter Institute. Three year appointments are available, with renewal after the second year. Salary will be competitive with postdoctoral positions in North America and commensurate with experience. Applicants are required to have a PhD in physics or astronomy prior to starting the postdoctoral fellowship.  

Employment Equity: Queen’s University invites applications from all qualified candidates. Queen's is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Dr. Marc Dignam at 

We also encourage Canadian applicants to apply for NSERC Postdoctoral fellowships. The funding of successful NSERC applicants will be supplemented by CPARC. 

For questions regarding these positions, please contact Joseph Bramante and Aaron Vincent at and

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Department of Physics, Engineering Physics, and Astronomy
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
K7L 3N6

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