Postdoctoral position available

The Department of Physics at the University of Rochester has an opening for an exceptional candidate at the Postdoctoral level. The candidate will work jointly in the groups of Prof. Gourab Ghoshal and Prof. Adam Frank, in collaboration with Dr. Artemy Kolchinsky, on a project funded by the Templeton Foundation. The project seeks to use information theory as a way of understanding the emergence of living systems. The ideal candidate should have a PhD in Physics, Applied Mathematics, or a closely related field. Priority will be accorded to those with expertise in non-linear dynamics, non-equilibrium statistical physics, simulation and analytical modeling of Complex Systems as well as a stated interest in Complex Networks. Candidates with prior experience and strong interest in research intersecting multiple disciplines are strongly encouraged to apply.

Appointments will be for one year and subject to renewal up to three years contingent on performance.

Applications may be submitted by email to gghoshal AT {pas dot rochester dot edu} or afrank AT {pas dot rochester dot edu} and must include
1) name —Postdoc in the subject heading
2) two to three letters of recommendation submitted separately by the letter writers
3) CV with publications and
4) a brief statement outlining your research interests.

Info on Prof. Ghoshal
Info on Prof. Frank
Info on Dr. Kolchinsky

About University of Rochester:
The University of Rochester is a private, Tier I research institution located in western New York State. It consistently ranks among the top 30 institutions, both public and private, in federal funding for research and development.
The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.