10 January 2019



(Paid opportunity)


Two or more Ph.D. positions in Theoretical Physics within the subfields of Quantum Field Theory, Supergravity and String Theory

At the Division of Theoretical Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, we are engaged in research in string theory, quantum field theory, supergravity and related mathematical physics. Examples of our activities include: supersymmetry, gauge/gravity duality, integrability, scattering amplitudes, gravitational waves, cosmology, and string phenomenology.

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Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 42,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.7 billion.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Theoretical Physics

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Eligible Countries


Program Period

Four years 

 01-04-2019, temporary position ending 31-03-2023.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Fulfill all required documents.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid opportunity)

  • According to local agreement for PhD students and teaching assistants.

How to Apply

First Step: 

  • The positions require a university degree in physics.
  • The application must include the following:
    1. a letter where the applicant describes herself/himself, her/his merits and research interests as well as
    2. a CV,
    3. copies of university grades
    4. completed theses or manuscripts and other relevant publications.
    5. two letters of recommendation to be included (letters may be sent via email).


  • Preference will be given to candidates with a strong academic background and some research experience fields related to Physics.

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  • Create an account on the website and log in to apply from here

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