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The SCGP Seeks Research Assistant Professors/Postdocs for Fall 2020

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics has openings for several Research Assistant Professors (Postdocs) in the coming academic year in both mathematics and physics. The position is for a fixed term of three years with an expected start date of September 1, 2020.  Stony Brook University’s Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is an endowed research organization devoted to furthering fundamental knowledge in geometry and theoretical physics, especially knowledge at the interface of these two disciplines.  It is expected that RAPs will have a daily presence at the Center during the Stony Brook academic year and be an active participant in the activities of the Center that overlap with their scientific interests. RAPs are expected to assist in the organization of workshops and programs in the Center, perform independent and collaborative research, apply for research grants and prepare their work for publication. For more information about the Center, visit: SCGP – About and SCGP – Science.

To apply for the following positions, please complete the application process at the following links:



Candidates are required to have:

i. A Ph.D. in Mathematics (Geometry, broadly construed) or Theoretical Physics.
ii. A proven research record.
Preference will be given to candidates earning a Ph.D. within the last two years.

The deadlines for candidates are as follows:

Physics – preference will be given to candidates who apply before November 30, 2019 however the positions will remain open until filled.

Mathematics – preference will be given to candidates who apply before December 15, 2019 however the positions will remain open until filled.

The SCGP and Stony Brook University are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. Women, people of color, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are especially encouraged to apply.

About Stony Brook University:
Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island’s scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook University Medical Center is Suffolk County’s only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.