Full Professor in the Area of Fundamental Physics from Strong Gravity (0.8 - 1.0 FTE)

Full Professor in the Area of Fundamental Physics from Strong Gravity (0.8 - 1.0 FTE)

Radboud University - Faculty of Science

Nijmegen, Netherlands

Responsibilities

As part of a structural broadening of its research activities in Theoretical Particle and Gravitational Physics, the Department of High-Energy Physics at Radboud University seeks to appoint a Full Professor of Fundamental Physics from Strong Gravity as soon as possible. As a full professor you are expected to establish a novel theoretical research line in the department, dedicated to investigating gravitational systems in extreme regimes and aimed at advancing our understanding of the foundations of gravity and spacetime. Expertise in relevant numerical/computational methods beyond perturbation theory will be considered an asset. Your research profile must complement existing activities in Quantum Gravity and Quantum Field Theory in a meaningful way.

What we expect from you

  • you are a leading international expert in strong gravity, with a substantial track record of independent, original research and with in-depth theoretical knowledge of general relativity and (quantum) field theory;
  • you are able to inspire and motivate others, and are excited by the opportunity to set up a new research activity in the department, engaging with your colleagues in a constructive way;
  • you have proven qualities as a teacher and supervisor, have clear ideas on how to teach effectively and will contribute to broadening and further developing our educational programme;
  • you have an engaging and open-minded attitude and are ready to contribute actively to a scientifically vibrant, productive and interactive workplace, where people respect each other and each other’s ideas;
  • you will supervise students, do your share in organisational and management tasks at the departmental and institutional levels, and play an active part in outreach activities.

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