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Canada Research Chair in Foundations of Physics2018-08-17T10:22:59+00:00

Canada Research Chair in Foundations of Physics

The University of Western Ontario invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Foundations of Physics. Tier 2 research chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars, meaning that scholars should have less than 10 years as an active researcher in the field (further details).  The successful candidate will be appointed to both the Departments of Applied Mathematics and Philosophy, and is expected to have a strong research track record in both physics and philosophy, with a doctoral degree in at least one of the fields.

The Departments of Applied Mathematics and Philosophy at the University of Western Ontario offer an exceptional environment for studying foundational questions in physics. They boast a combined total of 35 research-active faculty members, which includes those studying mathematical and computational physics, as well as the philosophy of physics. The successful applicant will join the nine core faculty members who are currently active in the internationally recognized Rotman Institute of Philosophy.

The anticipated start date of the position is July 1, 2019, and review of applications will begin on November 1. The official job posting includes further details regarding the position, and instructions regarding how to apply.


The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.