Associate Research Scholar

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Publish Date: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Princeton University
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Princeton Gravity Initiative is seeking exceptional 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 for more information. Candidates from all areas of research focusing upon 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.

Candidates must apply only at and submit a CV, list of publications, a statement of research interests, and the contact information for three referees. To ensure full consideration, all materials, including letters of reference, must be received by November 15, 2018. For more information, contact Frans Pretorius at These positions are subject to the University's background check policy.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
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