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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in High Energy Theoretical Physics: Simons Fellow in Celestial

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Oct 14, 2023

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in High Energy Theoretical Physics: Simons Fellow in Celestial Holography

About the Opportunity


The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will conduct research on the interface of high energy theory, general relativity and mathematical physics, focusing on celestial holography and related topics, including conformal field theory, AdS/CFT, amplitudes and symmetries of asymptotically flat spacetime.

This position is funded by the Simons Collaboration on Celestial Holography, made up of 13 PIs at 10 institutions around the world. The position carries with it the benefit of substantial opportunities for travel and scientific interaction. This includes funded travel to Collaboration meetings, workshops, and schools, as well as the potential for intra-collaboration research visits.

Performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete.


Must have a Ph.D. in Physics or related field; be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar. Solid background in high energy theoretical and mathematical physics including, but not limited to, quantum field theory and general relativity.

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Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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