**Job description**

We are seeking a highly qualified and motivated candidate for PhD student in the field of Mathematical Physics at the Institut de Mathématiques de Bourgogne (IMB), Dijon, France. The position will be funded for 36 months, and the expected starting date is in September 2019.

The successful candidate is supposed to pursue research projects related to Mathematical Physics, in particular, mathematical aspects of quantum field theory, conformal field theory, random matrix theory, integrable system, their applications to condensed-matter physics/statistical mechanics, string theory, gauge theory, etc. The research interests of the Mathematical Physics group at the IMB also include deformation quantization and its applications, spin chains, general relativity and gravitational theories, quantum groups, dispersive partial differential equations, and spectral analysis.

**Supervisor(s) Kimura, Taro**

**Candidate profile**

The candidate must have MSc (or equivalent) degree in physics or mathematics. The basic knowledge about quantum field theory is highly desirable.

**Keywords:Quantum Field Theory, Conformal Field Theory, Integrable System, Statistical Mechanics, String Theory, Gauge Theory**

**Application deadline June 9, 2019**

**Starting Job September 1, 2019**

**Application**

Depending on the type of position

Please send the following documents (all in one PDF file) by e-mail to job-application@ubfc.fr :

1) For EU candidates: Copy of your national ID card or of your passport page where your photo is printed.

For non-EU candidates: Copy of your passport page where your photo is printed.

2) Curriculum Vitae (may include hyperlinks to your personal web page, ResearcherID, Research Gate, Google Scholar accounts).

3) Letter of motivation relatively to the position

4) Summary of your master thesis.

4) Copy of your Master degree and/or Engineer degree (if already available).

5) Copy of your final marks and ranks (if available).

6) Coordinates of reference persons (maximum 3, at least your master thesis supervisor): Title, Name, organization, e-mail.