Opening of a Professor position in Mathematical Physics for the Center for Theoretical Physics (CPHT)

The Physics department of Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France, is advertising the opening of a Professor position in Mathematical Physics, with emphasis on statistical physics and quantum field theory.

The deadline for applications is June 1, 2018.

Ecole Polytechnique considers hiring an outstanding scientist in the field of Mathematical Physics, with particular emphasis on statistical physics and quantum field theory. The successful candidate will join the Physics Department and launch an independent research program at the Center for Theoretical Physics (CPHT). A strong commitment to excellence in teaching at all levels is expected.

The position will be filled at the level of tenured Associate Professor or Full Professor, depending on seniority of the candidate. Generous startup funds, as well as administrative support and office space will be provided.

Applicants are kindly asked to submit a CV, a list of publications - with brief comments on the five most significant ones - and a statement of research interests, including a sketch of projects to be developed on campus. They are asked to provide the names of three referees. Application packages in a single pdf file should be sent by email to :

secretariat-depphys(at)polytechnique.fr by June 1, 2018.

École Polytechnique is a leading higher education and research institution in France. It is an equal- opportunity employer. It is located in Palaiseau, close to Paris, and a number of research institutions and facilities related to the field of this opening are located in its vicinity.

For further information you can contact

the President of the physics department, Christoph.Kopper(at)polytechnique.edu, and the Director of CPHT, Jean-Rene.Chazottes(at)cpht.polytechnique.fr.

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