Theoretical Particle Physics Jobs Rumor Mill


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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1996 Faculty Jobs:

  • University of California, Irvine

Short List: Mark Alford, Pilar Hernandez, Raman Sundrum, …
Offered to: condensed matter experimentalist

  • University of California, Los Angeles
    (2 joint Physics & Math positions)

Short List: Paul Aspinwall, Brian Greene, David Morrison, Ronen Plesser
Offered to: Paul Aspinwall (declined), David Morrison

  • University of California, San Diego

Short List: Ken Intriligator
Offered to: Ken Intriligator (accepted)

  • Caltech
    (2 positions)

Short List: Ken Intriligator, Shamit Kachru, Juan Maldacena, Krishna Rajagopal, …
Offered to: Ken Intriligator (declined), Juan Maldacena (accepted)

  • University of Colorado, Boulder

Short List: Shyamoli Chaudhuri
Offered to: Shyamoli Chaudhuri (accepted)

  • Cornell University

Short List: Philip Argyres, Paul Aspinwall, Sean Carroll, Shamit Kachru, Ronen Plesser, Scott Thomas, Krishna Rajagopal, …
Offered to: Philip Argyres (accepted)

  • University of Chicago
    (gravity/particle physics job)

Short List: Sean Carroll, …
Offered to:
Status: search postponed until next year

  • Duke University
    (3 physics positions, 1 math position)

Short List: Peter Arnold, Krishna Rajagopal, John Terning, three condensed matter types
Offered to: Paul Aspinwall (accepted), Ronen Plesser (accepted), Krishna Rajagopal (accepted), one condensed matter type (accepted)

  • Fermilab
    (five year, tenure track position)

Short List: Marcela Carena, Peter Cho, Pilar Hernandez, Krishna Rajagopal, Raman Sundrum, John Terning, …
Offered to: Marcela Carena (accepted)

  • Harvard University

Short List: Shamit Kachru, John March-Russell, Krishna Rajagopal, Scott Thomas, …
Offered to: Scott Thomas (declined), Shamit Kachru (declined)

  • Kansas State University
    (astrophysics/cosmology job)

Short List: Bharat Ratra, …
Offered to: Bharat Ratra (accepted)

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Short List: Shamit Kachru
Offered to: Shamit Kachru (accepted)

  • University of Minnesota

Short List:
Offered to:
Status: search postponed until next year due to lack of funds

  • Old Dominion University

Short List: Ian Balitsky, Michael Frank, Joe Milana, Colin Morningstar, John Sloan, Adam Szczepaniak
Offered to: Ian Balitsky (accepted)

  • Penn State University

Short List: Philip Argyres, Shyamoli Chaudhuri, …
Offered to: Shyamoli Chaudhuri (declined)

  • Princeton University

Short List:
Offered to:

  • Rutgers University

Short List: Scott Thomas
Offered to: Scott Thomas (declined)

  • Stanford University

Short List: Ken Intriligator, Scott Thomas
Offered to: Ken Intriligator (declined)

  • University of Virginia

Short List: Sean Carroll, Shyamoli Chaudhuri, …
Offered to: Sean Carroll (declined)

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Short List: James Amundson, David Atwood, Oscar Hernandez, Rajamani Narayanan, Tatsu Takeuchi
Offered to: Tatsu Takeuchi (accepted)

  • University of Washington
    (nuclear theory group)

Short List: Martin Savage, …
Offered to: Martin Savage (accepted)

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