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Post Doctoral Positions

Post-doctoral fellowships in the following areas of Mathematics, Theoretical Computer Science and Theoretical Physics are available. The fellowships are normally for one year, but can be extended by up to an additional year.

 * MATHEMATICS: See here.

 * COMPUTER SCIENCE: concurrency, logic, algorithms, complexity theory, automata theory

 * CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS: high-Tc super-conductivity, fractional quantum Hall effect, quantum dots, quantum magnetism, liquid He_4, anyons/fractional/anomalous/q statistics, classical clusters, Bose-Einstein condensation, chemisorption and electron dynamics at metal-vacuum and electro-chemical interfaces, phases of vortex matter.

 * STATISTICAL MECHANICS: Glassy dynamics, crystallization, non-equilibrium statistical mechanics, fracture and flow in disordered systems, random and frustrated spin systems, martensites, flux-lattice melting, bio-membranes, molecular motors; A growing general interest in biology related problems.

 * NONLINEAR DYNAMICS: Chaos - classical and quantum, chaos control and synchronization, chaotic computers, solitary waves and solitons, geometrical aspects, applications to low-dimensional spin systems.

 * HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS: Neutrino physics, CP-violation, particle phenomenology, QCD, confinement, quantum field theory, string theory, quantum gravity.

 * MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS: Group theory, quantum groups, non-commutative geometry.

 * QUANTUM OPTICS

QUALIFICATIONS: A PhD in Mathematics, Theoretical Computer Science or Theoretical Physics with research work done in an appropriate area.

 WHEN ARE SELECTIONS MADE: Selections will be made in February and September every year. For Mathematics see here.

 SALARY: Starting at Rs.12,500/- to 17,500/- (for experienced candidates). A furnished accommodation (including electricity and water) OR a 30% HRA and medical coverage will provided.

GENERAL INFORMATION: For information about IMSc. and the city of Chennai, please see http://www.imsc.res.in/

CONTACT: Those interested in the position should send a CV and a possible starting date to the address below, by e-mail, fax or air mail. Please ask (three) referees to write directly to:

Prof. R. Balasubramanian
Director
The Institute of Mathematical Sciences
C. I. T. Campus
Taramani
Chennai 600 113
India.
Phone: +91-44-2254-1856
Fax: +91-44-2254-1586
E-mail: director@imsc.res.in

Seminars

Aug 25 - Alladi Ramakrishnan Hall Some Developments in Computation of Quantum Entropy of Extremal Black Hole by Rajesh Gupta
Aug 26 - Alladi Ramakrishnan Hall TBA by Daphne Lopez
Aug 27 - Room 327 Complexity theory reading group by -
Aug 27 - Room 327 Type theory by Kamal Lodaya
Aug 27 - Alladi Ramakrishnan Hall Some studies of complex networks in multidisciplinary fields by Abhijit Chakraborty
Aug 28 - Room 327 Comprehensives by Swaroop