Postdoctoral Researcher

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, October 2, 2021
Archive Date: 
Saturday, November 6, 2021
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Research Laboratory
Institution/Company: 
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Street Line 1: 
31 Caroline Street North
City: 
Waterloo
State/Province: 
Ontario
Zip/Postal: 
N2L 2Y5
Country: 
Canada
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Each year Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics invites applications for postdoctoral positions, including named fellowships, from new and recent PhDs working in fundamental theoretical physics.

Our areas of research include: Cosmology,Mathematical physics, Particle physics, Quantum fields and strings, Quantum foundations, Quantum information, Quantum gravity, Quantum matter, Strong gravity.

Importantly, research at Perimeter focuses on the intersections of those research areas. Most postdoctoral positions are offered for a period of three years. You may be eligible to hold a named four year postdoctoral fellowship. Senior five-year fellowships are also available. Fellowships may, in addition, be offered jointly between Perimeter and partner institutes and universities.

Perimeter Institute offers a dynamic, multi-disciplinary environment with maximum research freedom and opportunity to collaborate within and across fields. We welcome applications from highly creative and intellectually adventurous theorists. Perimeter offers:

  • comprehensive support including a generous research and travel fund
  • opportunities to invite visiting collaborators
  • help and support for organizing workshops and conferences
  • a mentoring system that provides you with feedback and support to flourish as an independent researcher

You will be part of a thriving international research community which includes 24 Faculty, including 8 Perimeter Research Chairs, 21 Associate Faculty, including one Perimeter Research Chair, 36 Distinguished Visiting Research Chairs, 44 Visiting Fellows, 8 PSI Teaching Faculty Fellows, 59 Postdoctoral Researchers, 7 associate postdoctoral researchers. The Institute hosts 79 graduate students and 22 master’s-level students participating in PSI. Perimeter also welcomes more than 1,000 visiting researchers and conference participants every year. We are committed to building an inclusive community that promotes excellence.

Please submit your application online.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$55000.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$60000.00 (USD)
Hourly Rate Min: 
$28.00 (USD)
Hourly Rate Max: 
$30.00 (USD)
Stipend: 
$5900.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

Perimeter Institute offers comprehensive extended health care (dental, medical, etc) for primary resident and eligible dependents residing in Ontario.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, November 8, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Postdoctoral Program Selection Committee
Country: 
Canada
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
Perimeter Institute
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Christina Bouda
Subject: 
Postdoctoral Fellowship Inquiry
Email: 
apply[at]perimeterinstitute.ca