Postdoctoral Research Associate

Princeton, NJ
Feb 24, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

The Physics Department at Princeton University expects to have postdoctoral or more senior positions available in theoretical gravitational physics, broadly defined, nominally starting September 1, 2018. The initial appointment will be for one year, with renewal contingent on continued funding and satisfactory performance. A PhD in Physics, Astrophysics, or a related area is required. The successful candidate's research will focus on topics related to gravitational physics. This could include studies of astrophysical sources of gravitational waves and their possible electromagnetic counterparts, black hole formation, high speed black hole collisions, the nature of singularities, early universe cosmology, and gravity in higher dimensions. Applicants must apply online at: and include a recent CV, research statement, publication list and contact information for three referees who will be solicited to provide letters of support. Applications will begin to be reviewed on January 1, 2018. For more information please contact Frans Pretorius at This position is subject to the University's background check.


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