Opening for La Caixa INPhINIT International PhD positions at the IFT, Madrid

Opening for La Caixa INPhINIT International PhD positions at the IFT, Madrid

The Institute for Theoretical Physics (IFT) in Madrid is offering PhD positions for talented Early Stage Researchers within the framework of the La Caixa International PhD program, in the fields of Particle Physics, Astroparticles and Cosmology.

These are 3 year PhD positions, cofunded by the EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie program, at the top scientific research centers in Spain, accredited with the Severo Ochoa excellence award. Candidates are expected to have completed their Master by October 2018, to start the PhD studies. The international character of the program requires candidates to have spent no more than 12 months in Spain in the 3 years just before the starting date.

On top of a competitive salary, the position offers a dedicated budget for short scientific visits to other research centers. In addition the IFT offers additional funds to attend schools or international workshops related to the PhD research topics.

The IFT is offering 7 projects within this Call:
- Large Scale Structure and Gravitational Waves from Primordial Black Holes (Contact: Prof. Juan García-Bellido)
- Multidisciplinary approach to dark matter searches (Contact: Prof. Carlos Muñoz)
- Physics beyond the Standard Model on the Earth and the Sky (Contact: Prof.Alberto Casas)
- Axions and ALPs(Contact: Prof. Belén Gavela)
- Non-perturbative QCD: facing the challenges of the LHC era (Contact: Prof. Margarita García-Pérez)
- String theory, particle physics and cosmology (Contact: Prof. Luis Ibáñez)
- Non-abelian black holes in superstring theories (Contact: Prof. Tomás Ortín)

IFT and La Caixa Foundation are equal opportunity institutions. Application by female scientist is specially encouraged.

Deadline for application: February 1st 2018, 2:00 pm CET

More information: here

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