Theoretical Particle Physics Jobs Rumor Mill

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The following information is based on rumors submitted by our correspondents from around the world. Since many physics departments will not verify this (in principle) public information, we cannot guarantee that any information is accurate. This information is provided as a public service, no warranty is expressed or implied. Your mileage may vary.

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1998 Junior Faculty Jobs:

Alberta
Short List:
Sean Carroll
Patrick Brady
Carsten Gundlach
...

Offered to:
Patrick Brady (declined Feb. 1999)




Argonne
(part time at U. of Chicago)
Short List:
Carlos Wagner

Offered to:
Carlos Wagner (accepted)

Baruch College
Short List:
Mark Alford
Keith Dienes
Ramzi Khuri
...

Offered to:
Ramzi Khuri (accepted)




Cal Tech
Short List:

Offered to:

Chicago
Short List:
John March-Russell
Max Tegmark
...

Offered to:
junior search cancelled in failed
attempt to hire a senior person


Cornell
Search to be continued into 1999



Davis
(two positions)
Short List:
Marcela Carena
Jonathan Feng
Carlos Wagner
Jim Wells
...

Offered to:
Marcela Carena (declined)
Carlos Wagner (declined)
Jim Wells (accepted Jan. 99)



Duke
Short List:
Peter Cho
Zoltan Ligeti
John March-Russell
+ 3 senior condensed matter types

Offered to:





FermiLab
Short List:
Mark Alford
Melanie Becker
Gustavo Burdman
Peter Cho
Keith Dienes
Alon Faraggi
Jonathan Feng
Stephane Keller
Chris Kolda
Zoltan Ligeti
Martin Schmaltz
John Terning
Jim Wells
...

Offered to:
Zoltan Ligeti (accepted)














Florida State
Short List:
Steve Martin
Laura Reina

Offered to:
Laura Reina (accepted)


Fresno
Short List:
David Bowser-Chao
Carlos Figueroa
Randall Scalise
Douglas Singleton

Offered to:
Randall Scalise (declined)
Douglas Singleton (accepted)


Johns Hopkins
Short List:
John March-Russell

Offered to:
John March-Russell (accepted)

LBNL
Short List:
Jonathan Feng
Chris Kolda
John March-Russell
John Terning
Jim Wells
...

Search Cancelled
committee deadlocked
no search next year





Minnesota
Short List:
Antonio Riotto
Guenter Sigl
...

Offered to:
astrophysicist (accepted)



MIT
(two positions)
Short List:
Micha Berkooz
Amihay Hanany
Wati Taylor
...

Offered to:
Amihay Hanany (accepted)
Wati Taylor (accepted)



Montana
Short List:
Patrick Brady
Neil Cornish
Alan Wiseman
...

Offered to:
Neil Cornish (accepted)




New York
Short List:
Gia Dvali

Offered to:
Gia Dvali (accepted)

Northern Illinois
Short List:
Francesca Borzumati
Stephane Keller
Steve Martin
Steve Mrenna
Tim Stelzer
John Terning

Offered to:
Steve Martin (accepted)






Oklahoma State
Short List:
Kaladi Babu
Keith Dienes
Steve Martin
...

Offered to:
Kaladi Babu (accepted)




Rutgers
Short List:
Jonathan Feng
Chris Kolda
Nir Polonsky
Carlos Wagner
...

Offered to:
Carlos Wagner (declined)





Santa Barbara
Short List:
senior person

Offered to:
senior person (declined)

Stony Brook
Short List:
Damiano Anselmi
Melanie Becker
Jan de Boer
Gia Dvali
Amihay Hanany
Petr Horava
Zurab Kakushadze
Alex Kusenko
Joe Minahan
Yaron Oz
Vipul Periwal
Nir Polonsky
Misha Stephanov
John Terning
+ other fields
...

Offered to:
Gia Dvali (declined)
search to be continued in fall















Temple
Search Cancelled



Toronto
Short List:
John March-Russell
Nima Arkani-Hamed
...

Offered to:
Nima Arkani-Hamed (accepted)



Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Short List:
Patrick Brady
Martin Bucher
Sean Carroll
Steve Martin
Alan Wiseman
...

Offered to:
Patrick Brady (accepted)






Yale
Short List:
Peter Cho
Erich Poppitz
Martin Schmaltz
John Terning

Offered to:
Erich Poppitz (accepted)




1998 Faculty Shuffle:

Glennys Farrar: Rutgers New York University
Juan Maldacena: Rutgers Harvard
Stephen Shenker: Rutgers Stanford
Paul Steinhardt: Pennsylvania Princeton
Erik Verlinde: CERN & Utrecht Princeton
Herman Verlinde: Amsterdam Princeton


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