Deadline: December 1, 2019.
Postdoctoral Fellow in Condensed Matter TheoryThe Department of Physics at the University of Alberta invites applications to fill a postdoctoral position in condensed matter theory, with a starting date in the Fall of 2020. The successful applicant will work in collaboration with Prof. Joseph Maciejko ( The position is a full-time 1-year appointment, renewable for up to 2 more years (maximum total of 3 years) subject to performance and mutual agreement. The salary for the position is $55,000 CAD per year plus supplemental health benefits. Research topics include topological phases of matter, strongly correlated electrons, and quantum criticality.

The applicant must have a Ph.D. in theoretical condensed matter physics obtained within the
last five (5) years, a strong background in quantum many-body physics, and previous research experience in theoretical condensed matter physics (analytical and/or computational).

Applications must be submitted through AcademicJobsOnline at the following address:

Prospective candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, publication list, and brief description
of research interests through AcademicJobsOnline. Applicants should also arrange for three
letters of reference to be submitted by the letter writers through AcademicJobsOnline.


The closing date for applications is December 31, 2019.

Theoretical Physics Institute (TPI) Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Theoretical Physics Institute (TPI) in the Department of Physics at the University of Alberta invites applications for the TPI Postdoctoral Fellowship.

This competitive postdoctoral fellowship is aimed at a recent PhD graduate (within 3 years of PhD degree) in theoretical physics with demonstrated potential for excellence in research. Applicants from a broad range of areas, such as condensed matter physics, particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology, plasma physics and geophysics, are invited to apply.

This postdoctoral fellowship provides a $60,000 annual stipend for a maximum of two years. The annual stipend includes $20,000 per annum that must be provided by supervising faculty member(s). The appointment includes paid leave provisions and a package of dental and supplemental health benefits.

The successful candidate is expected to start in the Fall of 2020.

To apply, contact one or more of our Department of Physics faculty members ( in your field of research to provide a letter of nomination. In addition to this letter, a complete application should include a CV, three (3) letters of reference, and a statement of research interests.

The application should be submitted via email to:

Theoretical Physics Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Committee
Department of Physics
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E1
Email: Suzette Chan <>