Department of Mathematics & Statistics, The University of New Brunswick

Position ID: UNBF-GRADGRAVITY [#11271]
Position Title: Graduate student in gravitation
Position Type: Student programs
Position Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5A3, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: Relativity, gravitation, quantum gravity, cosmology
Starting Date: 2018/09/01
Application Deadline: 2018/01/31 finished (posted 2017/11/07, listed until 2018/04/03)
Position Description:    

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

The gravity group at the University of New Brunswick ( is seeking students to begin masters (MSc) or doctoral studies (PhD) in September 2018 (or sooner). Applicants should have a degree in physics or mathematics from a recognized university.

The group consists of three faculty members: Viqar Husain, Sanjeev Seahra and Edward Wilson-Ewing. Typically, the group also includes 1-2 postdoctoral researchers, 2-4 graduates students and 1-3 undergraduate student members. Our main areas of research are general relativity and its modifications, quantum gravity and cosmology.

Please submit a complete CV, a cover letter describing your research interests, and a copy of your academic transcripts to Additionally, you may also submit a publication list and arrange for up to three referees to submit reference letters to directly. Informal enquires may be directed to any gravity group faculty member. Applications received by January 31, 2018 will receive full consideration, although later applications may also be considered.

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:
+1 (506) 458-7323
PO Box 4400
Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3

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