Mathematics, Brandeis University

Position ID: Brandeis-FRGPD [#4492]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, United States [map]
Subject Area: String theory and related areas
Application Deadline: 2013/01/01 finished (posted 2012/12/05, finished 2013/11/25, listed until 2013/01/29)
Position Description:    

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

The Brandeis University Departments of Mathematics and Physics invite applications for a postdoctoral position. This position is funded by an NSF Focused Research Grant covering the subject of string theory. Therefore, we are seeking qualified applicants in mathematics or physics with expertise and interest in string theory and/or related areas. We are especially interested in candidates who can work with both mathematicians and physicists. A PhD and demonstrated excellence in research are required. The initial appointment is for one year and will be renewable for up to two years, contingent on funding and performance. While this is a research position, the applicant, if qualified, may have the option of teaching up to two courses per year in the department of mathematics.

Applications should include an AMS coversheet, a curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation. For applicants interested in teaching, an additional letter addressing teaching effectiveness should also be submitted. Applications should be submitted through, no later than December 31, 2012. Further questions about the position may be directed to Prof. Albion Lawrence (Physics) at, and to Prof. Bong Lian (Mathematics), at

Brandeis University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

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

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics, MS 050
Brandeis University
Waltham, MA 02453

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