McGill University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, and
Department of Physics, McGill University

Position ID: McGill-MP2015 [#8122]
Position Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Mathematical Physics (String Theory)
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Montreal, Quebec H3A 0B9, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Mathematical Physics (String Theory)
Application Deadline: 2016/01/12 finished (2015/11/05, finished 2016/07/17, listed until 2016/09/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Tenure-Track Position in Mathematical Physics (String Theory) Department of Mathematics and Statistics and Department of Physics McGill University, Montréal, Canada

The Departments of Mathematics and Statistics ( and Physics ( at McGill University invite applications for a tenure-track position in Mathematical Physics, in the area of string theory and related topics at the intersection of geometry and physics. The Departments welcome applications at the Assistant Professor level, but more senior applicants will also be considered. The Departments especially welcome applicants who will be able to forge research links with groups in both Departments, which include substantial research efforts in particle and gravitational physics, quantum field theory, condensed matter theory, mathematical physics, algebraic geometry, random matrices, analysis and number theory.

Candidates must have a doctoral degree at the date of appointment, and must have demonstrated excellence in mathematical research. They must also have the desire and potential to contribute to the educational programs of the Department at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Applications should be made through MathJobs.Org (Position ID: McGill-MP2015) and must include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a research outline, a teaching statement which includes an account of teaching experience, and at least four references (with one addressing the teaching record). Candidates are also encouraged to provide web links for up to three selected reprints or preprints, or to upload them to MathJobs.Org.

Candidates must ensure that letters of reference are submitted, preferably through MathJobs.Org, although in exceptional circumstances they may be mailed to

Chair, Mathematical Physics Search Committee Department of Mathematics and Statistics McGill University 805, rue Sherbrooke ouest Montréal (Québec) Canada H3A 0B9

All applications received on or before 12 January 2016 will be considered; subsequent applications will be considered until the position is filled. For further details or clarifications, please email

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
805 Sherbrooke Street West
McGill University
Montreal QC H3A 0B9 CANADA

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