Postdoc Position in Geometry and Physics

The Geometry and Physics Research Group in the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences of the University of Alberta ( invites applications for a postdoctoral position to begin September 2012. The group consists of faculty members Vincent Bouchard, Charles Doran, Terry Gannon and Eric Woolgar. Research interests include: string theory, algebraic geometry, mirror symmetry, mathematical relativity, Riemannian geometry, conformal field theory, topological strings, string phenomenology, string dualities and geometric PDEs. As well, there is a very large group in our Physics Departement working in gravitational physics, relativity, astrophysics, and cosmology.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, publication list, research statement, teaching statement and have three letters of recommendation sent to (in PDF format). Application material should be received prior to December 1st.

Outstanding candidates who have obtained their PhD after 1 Jan 2009 may be nominated for a Pacific Institute (PIMS) postdoctoral fellowship. Information about the programme is available at: Prospective PIMS applicants should make sure to include a cover letter naming the applicant's preferred University of Alberta supervisor and stating the date the candidate has received or expects to receive a PhD. The deadline for PIMS applications is also December 1st.

Finally, note that there are two positions in the Mathematics Department that may also be of interest to potential applicants: a Max Wyman Assistant Professorship in Applied Math and a Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in Applied Math. Applications for these positions must be done on following the links above.

4th, 5th and 6th floors of the Central Academic Building (CAB)


632 CAB
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 2G1