Doctoral Student in Theoretical Physics with a Focus On Quantum Field Theory, Supergravitation and String Theory Uppsala University, Department of Physics and Astronomy Sweden

Doctoral student in theoretical physics with a focus on quantum field theory, supergravitation and string theory

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Uppsala University is a broad research university with a strong international position. The task is to conduct research and education of the highest quality and to cooperate in different ways with society. Our most important asset is all the individuals who, with their curiosity and commitment, make Uppsala University one of the country's most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of 6.5 billion.


At the Department of Physics and Astronomy, with access February 1, 2018 or by agreement.


At the Department of Theoretical Physics, the Department of Physics and Astronomy, research in string theory, quantum field theory, supergravitation and related mathematical physics. Examples of activities include supersymmetry, AdS / CFT, integrability, super-Yang-Mills dispersion amplitudes and supergravitation, cosmology and string phenomenology.


The service requires a university degree in physics. The application must contain a letter in which the applicant describes himself, his qualifications and research interests as well as CV, copies of academic grades, completed degree work or draft and other relevant publications and references. Please include recommendation letter.


The PhD student's appointment is limited to 4 years full-time studies, maximum 5 years if institutional service is added. Holders of doctoral posts must mainly engage in their own postgraduate education. Other duties at the department regarding teaching and administrative work may be included within the scope of the employment (max 20%).


Graduate education comprises four years.


Uppsala University values the qualities that even gender distribution and diversity add to the business. We therefore look forward to searching for all sexes and with different birth background, functionality and life experience.


Salary : According to local agreement (Local collective agreement for doctoral students and students).


Access: February 1, 2018 or by agreement.


Extent of employment: 100%


Information about the employment is given by
senior lecturer Henrik Johansson, email


More information about postgraduate studies can be found on the institution's website, and at the Faculty of Science and Technology at . Provisions for doctoral students are found in the Higher Education Ordinance 5 ch §§1-7 and in the university's rules and guidelines on the page .


Welcome to your application by 15 December 2017, UFV-PA 2017/3893.


We take away recruitment and advertising offers. We only accept the application as described in the advertisement.


Location: Uppsala University, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Type of employment: Full-time, fixed-term employment longer than 6 months

Salary: Fixed salary

Number of vacancies: 1

Employment rate: 100%

Location: Uppsala

County: Uppsala County

Country: Sweden

Union Representative: Ellena Papaioannou, Seko 018-471 3315

Per Sundman, Saco Council 018-471 1485

Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO / ST 018-471 6251

Reference Number : UFV-PA 2017/3893

Deadline for application: 2017-12-15

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