Now Accepting Applications for IQM Condensed Matter Theory Postdoctoral Fellow

The Institute for Quantum Matter (IQM) at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for the IQM Condensed Matter Theory Postdoctoral Fellow position sponsored by the DOE Energy Frontier Research Center. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to interact with faculty in condensed matter theory and conduct theoretical research on the frontiers in quantum matter, including but not limited to topological matter, unconventional superconductivity and other strongly correlated electron systems. Successful applicants are expected to demonstrate high aptitude for theoretical research as well as to establish connections with the IQM theoretical and experimental groups at Johns Hopkins, Cornell, George Mason, ISSP/U Tokyo, Penn State, Princeton and Rutgers (

The position is for two years (renewed annually), subject to mutual agreement and the availability of funding. The appointment includes a competitive salary and benefits, and research/travel funds.

Position Requirement:

PhD in Theoretical Physics (or equivalent).


Applications should be submitted through 

Application materials include

  1. A CV with a list of publications, 
  2. A research statement of up to four pages, 
  3. A minimum of three letters of recommendation. 
  4. Up to three representative works (please combine them into a single pdf file),

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 25, 2020, and the position will remain open until filled. The start date is flexible and expected to be on or before Summer 2021. For inquiries about this position, please email

The Johns Hopkins University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.