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PostDoc Fellow

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Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Research Faculty



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Job Summary

There will be multiple openings for a CTQM postdoctoral fellowship with an anticipated start date of Fall 2020 (although this may be flexible). Successful candidates will interact with CTQM faculty (Oliver DeWolfe, Victor Gurarie, Michael Hermele, Murray Holland, Emanuel Knill, Andrew Lucas, Rahul Nandkishore, Ethan Neil, Leo Radzihovsky, Ana Maria Rey, Paul Romatschke and Graeme Smith) and can also work with faculty throughout the Boulder physics department and at JILA. We encourage applications from candidates with interest in any of the subfields listed above, especially from those whose research interests and/or expertise span traditionally distinct subfields.

Who We Are

The Center for the Theory of Quantum Matter (CTQM) at the University of Colorado Boulder fosters inter-disciplinary research in theoretical quantum many-body physics. Our faculty has expertise in condensed matter, atomic physics, quantum optics, quantum information, nuclear physics and black holes. See

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Research activities in quantum matter and engagement with the local scientific community.

What We Can Offer

We can offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

Be Curious. Be Innovative. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • PhD prior to start date.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV (includes a list of publications and arXiv preprints and a brief statement of research interests)
  2. Cover Letter
Review of applications will begin 11/1/2019.

During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references and we will request letters of recommendation from these references immediately upon application. 

For further information please contact Andrew Lucas at

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Andrew Lucas

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