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Postdoctoral Fellowships in Gravitational Theory at Princeton

Sep 20, 2019

Associate Research Scholar at the Princeton Gravity Initiative

Deadline for application is November 1st, 2019.

The Princeton Gravity Initiative is seeking exceptional new or recent Ph.D. recipients in theoretical gravitational theory for an honorific postdoctoral fellowship program. The Princeton Gravity Initiative is a new collaborative effort between Princeton University's Astrophysics, Mathematics, and Physics Departments to explore the fundamental nature of gravity; see the website for more information. Candidates from all areas of research focusing on gravitational theory, including gravitational wave astrophysics, mathematical relativity, early universe cosmology, and quantum gravity, will be considered.

These appointments will be at the rank of Associate Research Scholar.

Several positions will be available. The appointments will be annual with the expectation of renewal for two additional years subject to satisfactory performance.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

To apply online, please visit the website and submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references.

To ensure full consideration, all materials, including letters of reference, must be received by November 1, 2019.

For more information, contact Frans Pretorius at fpretori(at)