Postdoctoral Fellowships at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Canada, 2014

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics invites applications for postdoctoral positions from new and recent PhD’s working in fundamental theoretical physics. Postdoctoral positions are normally for a period of three years but outstanding candidates may also be considered for a senior postdoctoral position with a five years term. The application deadline is November 15.. Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics is an independent, non-profit, scientific research organization working to advance our understanding of physical laws and develop new ideas about the very essence of space, time, matter, and information. Located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, Perimeter also provides a wide array of research training and educational outreach activities to nurture scientific talent and share the importance of discovery and innovation among students, teachers, and the general public. In partnership with the Governments of Ontario and Canada, Perimeter is a successful example of public-private collaboration in scientific research, training, and outreach. Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics invites applications for postdoctoral positions from new and recent PhD’s working in fundamental theoretical physics. Our areas of strength include classical gravity, condensed matter theory, cosmology, particle physics, quantum fields and strings, quantum foundations, quantum information and quantum gravity. We also encourage applications from scientists whose work overlap these categories or falls in more than one of them.  Our postdoctoral positions are normally for a period of three years. Outstanding candidates may also be considered for a senior postdoctoral position with a five-year term.. Fellowships are available for pursuing postdoctoral degree level at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? Perimeter Institute offers a dynamic, multi
· disciplinary environment with maximum research freedom and opportunity to collaborate within and across fields. Our postdoctoral positions are intended for highly original and intellectually independent young theorists and offer exceptional support including a generous research and travel fund, opportunities to invite their own collaborators as visitors, and the possibility of organizing workshops and conferences.
· The Institute offers an exceptional research environment and is currently staffed with 32 full
· time and part
· time faculty members, 34 Distinguished Research Chairs, 55 Postdoctoral Researchers, 44 Graduate Students, 30 exceptional Masters level students participating in Perimeter Scholars International, and hosts hundreds of visitors and conference participants throughout the academic year.
Benefits of the scholarship:  Not Known
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  Fellowships are offered for a period of three years.
Number of scholarships:  The Institute offers an exceptional research environment and is currently staffed with 32 full-time and part-time faculty members, 34 Distinguished Research Chairs, 55 Postdoctoral Researchers, 44 Graduate Students, 30 exceptional Masters level students participating in Perimeter Scholars International, and hosts hundreds of visitors and conference participants throughout the academic year.

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