Postdoctoral Position in Foundations of Physics and Related Areas
Departments of Physics and Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOS||Foundations of physics, emergence, complexity|
Philosophy of Physics
Philosophy of Science
|Location||Baltimore, Maryland, United States|
|Start date||Fall 2023|
Sean Carroll will be hiring a postdoctoral researcher, with expected start date in Fall 2023 and a duration of up to three years. Possible research areas include the foundations of quantum mechanics, spacetime, the evolution of complexity, entropy and the arrow of time, causality and emergence, the physics of social systems, and related questions in theoretical physics and philosophy. Applicants in any one of these areas, or in potentially related fields, are welcome to apply.
Successful applicants can choose to be affiliated with the Physics & Astronomy or the Philosophy departments at Hopkins. They will be able to interact with vibrant research groups in both departments, as well as with researchers at the Santa Fe Institute (where Carroll is Fractal Faculty) and other centers and institutes at Hopkins.
Potential applicants should feel free to email [email protected] to inquire whether they might be a good fit, and to ask about potential research directions.
Applications should consist of a CV, list of publications, summary of research interests, three letters of recommendation, and a short cover letter explaining why they would be a good fit for this position. They should be submitted to AcademicJobsOnline at:
Applications will be due December 1st, 2022. Obtaining a Ph.D. in an appropriate field before the starting date is required. Johns Hopkins is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and welcomes applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22471|
|Email to apply|
|Hard deadline||December 1, 2022, 11:59pm EST|
|Web address for more information||https://preposterousuniverse.com/|
|Contact name||Sean Carroll|
|Time created||August 25, 2022, 3:43pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||December 1, 2022, 11:59pm EST|
|Last updated||August 25, 2022, 3:43pm UTC|
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